June 29, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 26




Neurosurgery lecture honors Story

DESCRIPTION OF PHOTO (L-R) Guest speaker Dr. John A. Jane talked with the founding head of the neurosurgery division, Dr. Jim L. Story, and the current neurosurgery division head, Dr. Dennis G. Vollmer, prior to Dr. Jane's delivery of the first Jim L. Story Distinguished Lecture in Neurosurgery.

Introduced as "one of the current leaders in American neurosurgery" by Dr. Dennis G. Vollmer, head of neurosurgery, Dr. John A. Jane spoke to faculty, residents and others during the first Jim L. Story Distinguished Lecture in Neurosurgery held on campus.

Dr. Jane, the David D. Weaver Professor and chairman of neurosurgery at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center in Charlottesville, is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Neurosurgery, former president of the Society of Neurologic Surgeons and the author or co-author of more than 275 peer-reviewed articles.

Prior to Dr. Jane's talk on "The Orbit and Paranasal Sinuses — The Role of the Neurosurgeon," Dr. Vollmer presented him with a Texas-shaped commemorative plaque. Dr. Jane said he had known Jim Story "for years and years" and was honored to deliver the lecture in Dr. Story's honor.

While in San Antonio, Dr. Jane toured facilities here, caught up with old friends including Dr. Maurice Albin, anesthesiology, and participated in the neurosurgery division's 22nd residency graduation ceremony at Dr. and Mrs. Vollmer's home.