James Markert, MD, MPH, the Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at UAB, is the president-elect of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery for 2020-2021. Markert has served on the Executive Committee of the Academy for several years, including serving as its secretary for the last three. Additionally, Markert has held leadership positions within the UAB Department of Neurosurgery since 2006.
"I look forward to furthering the mission of this wonderful organization" Markert said. "It is an honor to represent UAB Neurosurgery in this national position, and I hope to build on the successes of past presidents-elect while also forming a new legacy for the AAcNS."