Individual Donor Recognition

The Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation Recognizes 2021-2022 Donors

Each year, the NREF conducts a charitable campaign to raise funds for research, education and outcomes studies in neurosurgery. These areas are vital to the advancement of neurosurgery.

The NREF fiscal year is from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. The Board of Directors of the NREF is grateful for the support of donors whose contributions support research and education that enhance and confirm the critical role neurosurgeons play in improving lives


I give to NREF to improve the care I can offer my patients. I give to NREF to help expand the scientific curiosity of the best and brightest young physicians. I give to NREF to advance the science and understanding of nature that we all need to know. I give to NREF because I love my profession. Please, give to NREF — for your patients, for the future, and for neurosurgery.

Gary M. Bloomgarden, MD, FAANS, past NREF Board Secretary and Cushing Circle of Giving Member

Thank You for Supporting Neurosurgical Research and Education

Major-Gifts of $25,000 to $49,999

Dr. Jason Haitao Huang and Mrs. Kate Huang

Summa Cum Laude-Gifts of $5,000 to 9,999

Theodore H. Schwartz MD

Magna Cum Laude-Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999

Catherine A Mazzola

Theodore R. Jacobs, MD, FAANS

Raymond Sawaya, MD, FAANS

Eric B. Schubert, MD, FAANS

Cum Laude-Gifts of $1,000 to $2,499

Dan Riew

Honor Roll -- Gifts of $500 to $999

Nitin Agarwal, MD

Ryan P. Den Haese, MD, FAANS

Nathan T. Zwagerman

Todd A. Patrick, MD, PhD, FAANS

Donald O. Quest, MD, FAANS(L)

Sponsor - Gifts of $250 to $499

Owoicho Adogwa, MD, MPH

Marc Cabanne, DO

Grace E. Park, MD, MPH

John K. Park, MD, PhD

Chiedozie Nwagwu, MD, FAANS

Supporter - Gifts of $100 to $249

Jeffrey P. Blount, MD, FAAP, FAANS

Charles H. Tator

Jose Dones-Vazquez, MD, FAANS

Georgiana Dobri


Joanne M. Bonaminio

Catherine Jeakle Hill

Cletus Cheyuo, MD, PhD

Nathaniel R. Ellens, MD

Joseph R. Linzey, MD, MS

Laura McGuire, MD

Shervin Rahimpour, MD

Redi Rahmani, MD

Luis E. Savastano, MD

Jamie Toms, MD

Vamsi Reddy

William Mack

Zoya Voronovich, MD

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