ASPN Newsletter Co-Editors:
Robert Hagan, Editor
Ziv Peled, MD, Associate Editor
Renata Weber, MD, Associate Editor
Clifford Pereira, MD, Associate Editor
Jonathan Winograd, MD, Associate Editor

Member Highlight: Dr. Nash Naam, ASPN Past President, Honored as EDN Citizen of the Year!

Dr. Nash Naam, ASPN Past President, Honored as EDN Citizen of the Year
The ASPN society is lucky to have a member/past president such as Nash Naam. Everyone who knows Nash will read this article about his life and agree with the many compliments that are given. Nash has so many qualities that all of us should emulate. He has a kind, calming nature, a serving heart and a passion to learn. Please read and celebrate with us to thank Nash. Cheers.

Message from the President

David L. Brown, MD, ASPN President
David L. Brown, MD
ASPN President
Avoiding Bias and Providing Value to Members

The Michigan winter has finally given way directly to summer, and we are enjoying record heat here in Ann Arbor. Similarly, our ASPN Executive Council is heating things up with several new initiatives, and our Program Committee is putting the finishing touches on the agenda for the 2019 Meeting in Palm Desert with AAHS and ASRM. I would like to share some of the details with you:

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Current Concepts in Spinal Accessory Nerve Injury
Hollie A. Power, MD FRCSC
Susan E. Mackinnon, MD FACS

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


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Electrodiagnostic Testing in SCI
Ida K. Fox, MD

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


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2019 Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Deadline July 8, 2018!

Download author instructions and submit your abstract by Sunday, July 8, 2018 to be considered for the 2019 Annual Meeting program in Palm Desert, California!

What to Expect:
2019 ASPN Annual Meeting


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Nerve 101 Update from the ASPN
Education Committee


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Sign Up for the NEW ASPN
Mentorship Program!


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Future Meeting Dates:

ASPN 2019
Annual Meeting

February 1-3, 2019
JW Marriott Hotel
Palm Desert, California

ASPN 2020
Annual Meeting

January 10-12, 2020
Marriott Harbor Beach
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

ASPN 2021
Annual Meeting

January 15 – 17, 2021
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort
Koloa, Hawaii