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Dr. Harry van Loveren elected president of regional neurosurgery group

USF Health neurosurgeon Harry van Loveren, MD, was recently installed as president of the Southern Neurosurgical Society (SNS) at its annual meeting held in March in San Antonio, TX.

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Dr. van Loveren, chair of the Department of Neurosurgery in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, senior associate dean for Surgical Subspecialties at USF Health, and chief medical officer of the USF Physicians Group, will serve as president for a one-year term and preside over meetings of the group and its executive council. At SNS’s recent annual meeting, Dr. van Loveren provided opening remarks and the presidential address, as well has introduced the speaker for the keynote lecture.

In 2013, Dr. van Loveren served as vice president.

The Southern Neurosurgical Society was formed in 1949 as a sectional society representing neurosurgeons across the southeastern region of the United States and Puerto Rico, and has grown to include 354 active, 51 candidate and 228 lifetime members.