John Robertson ’68 Named President of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons


Publication Date: 4/13/2007

Jon H. Robertson, MD, will be named president of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) at the organization’s annual meeting in Washington, DC, April 16-19.

An active member of the AANS since 1983, Robertson has served on the AANS board of directors since 1999, most recently finishing a one-year term as president-elect. He is chair of the development committee, and a member of several others.
Robertson was named professor and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis in 1997. He has been a practicing member of the Semmes-Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute since 1979.

Active in many professional organizations and a prolific author, he has written the books Lasers in Neurosurgery and Cranial Base Surgery.

Founded in 1931 as the Harvey Cushing Society, AANS is a scientific and educational association with more than 6,800 members worldwide.