March 31, 2015
Brown University and Lifespan recently announced the hiring of Ziya Gokaslan, MD, as the new chair of neurosurgery in the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He will also serve as the new chief of neurosurgery at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital, effective July 1, 2015, according to a university press release.
Gokaslan, whose clinical expertise is in treating cancers, previously served as the vice chairman of the department of neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University. He also served as a professor of neurosurgery, oncology and orthopedic surgery, and as the director of the Neurosurgical Spine Center.