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BARROW MAGAZINE, VOLUME 29, ISSUE 1, 2017

Dr. Spetzler Sized

THE SPETZLER YEARS

ACCEPT CHALLENGES, REJECT NORMS, PUSH BOUNDARIES: A FORMULA FOR PROGRESS

ROBERT F. SPETZLER, MD, 73, will step down from his position as president and CEO of Barrow Neurological Institute on June 30, 2017. Michael Lawton, MD-a man 20 years junior and, according to Dr. Spetzler, the best cerebrovascular neurosurgeon of his generation-will take the reins of Barrow the next day.


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ELEMENTARY, MY DEAR WATSON

PUSHING BOUNDARIES

Once a thing of pure science fiction, artificial intelligence and supercomputers are becoming ever more present in our daily lives.


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TIME IS BRAIN: HOW BARROW IS REVOLUTIONIZING STROKE CARE

REJECTING NORMS

Michael Waters, MD, PhD, knows he’s working against the clock when it comes to stroke. It is the fifth-leading cause of death in the nation and the country’s leading cause of long-term disability in adults.


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SON’S GRATITUDE SPARKS INNOVATION

ACCEPTING CHALLENGES

Patent attorney Steven Lisa is well-versed in the art of invention and keenly interested in encouraging go-getters to discover new ways to solve old problems—especially if it leads to saving lives.


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WOMEN WHO KNOW NO BOUNDS: RAISING RECORD AMOUNT FOR BARROW

PUSHING BOUNDARIES

Founded in 1965 to raise money for research at Barrow Neurological Institute, the Women’s Board of Barrow Neurological Foundation has evolved into one of the most successful fundraising entities in the Valley and the largest donor to Barrow. 


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FIGHTING TO CHANGE PATIENT CARE

REJECTING NORMS 

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation recently announced a $4-million gift to Barrow Neurological Foundation, in continued support of the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, to establish the Lonnie Ali Legacy Care Program.


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PAYING TRIBUTE AND ADVANCING ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE RESEARCH

ACCEPTING CHALLENGES 

As supporters of Barrow Neurological Institute and friends of Robert and Nancy Spetzler, Erin and John Gogolak knew that they could trust Barrow Neurological Foundation to honor the memory of Erin’s father, Jerome McHugh, who passed away in April 2016.


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EMPLOYEE IGIVE CAMPAIGN

iGive was established to empower employees to make an even bigger difference in the lives of patients served at Barrow and beyond.


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ONE LESS MIGRAINE

PUSHING BOUNDARIES

The T.W. Lewis Foundation, founded by Tom and Jan Lewis, is dedicated to improving the quality of life for others by helping people and organizations reach their potential.

 

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BRAIN TUMOR SURVIVOR CONTINUES HER SEARCH FOR ANSWERS

REJECTING NORMS

When Liz Holzemer began having migraines, hearing whooshing noises and experiencing déjà vu and was unable to become pregnant, she knew her body was telling her something.


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HIS LEGACY, HIS HOMECOMING

ACCEPT CHALLENGES, REJECT NORMS, PUSH BOUNDARIES

Learn more about Dr. Robert Spetzler’s legacy and the homecoing of Barrow's Incoming President and CEO, Michael Lawton, MD.


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