Two UI Neurosurgeons receive national awards

Jeremy Greenlee, MDJeremy Greenlee, MD, received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) on July 25 during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their research careers and show exceptional promise for leadership. Greenlee researches neural mechanisms of speech production and specializes in treating neurological disorders of both adults and children. He has a particular interest in using deep brain stimulation to treat Parkinson’s Disease.

Arnold Menezes, MDArnold Menezes, MD, will receive the Franc Ingraham Distinguished Service Award at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/CNS Section of Pediatric Neurological Surgery meeting in December 2019. The award is the highest honor given by the organization and recognizes individuals whose achievements have advanced the field of neurosurgery. Menezes has mentored and trained many young residents and perfected a range of treatments for patients suffering from some of the most debilitating disorders in medicine. His pioneering work has impacted patients around the world.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019