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First Class of Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery Fellows to be Inducted at 2017 Annual Meeting

Colorado Springs–The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s (SNIS) will induct its first class of fellows at its 14th Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs. The inaugural inductees bring hundreds of years of combined experience in the field of neurointerventional care, and are being honored for their invaluable contributions to the field.

“Each fellow has demonstrated their dedication to ensuring more patients have access to effective treatments for stroke, brain aneurysms, and life-threatening other diseases. Their leadership has not only shaped our profession but also saved the lives of many patients over the years,” said Dr. Blaise Baxter, an interventional neuroradiologist and SNIS’ president-elect.

The meeting, scheduled for July 24–27, 2017, will feature new research and best practices in improving stroke systems of care and treating aneurysms, and address global challenges in treating acute ischemic stroke and other issues related to health care policy. Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017, the society will also be honoring its inaugural Legislator of the Year at this year’s gathering.

Interview: To schedule an interview with Dr. Baxter or the inductees, please contact Sarah Sonies at 202-248-5453 or

The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) is a scientific and educational association dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurointerventional surgery through research, standard-setting, and education and advocacy to provide the highest quality of patient care in diagnosing and treating diseases of the brain, spine, head, and neck. Visit and follow us on Twitter (@SNISinfo) and Facebook (@SNISOnline).