Monday, Jan 19
Tuesday, Jan 20
Wednesday, Jan 21
Thursday, Jan 22
“The Making of a Neurosurgeon or Anyone Else for that Matter!” (Lecture by Dr. Gaylan Rockswold ’62)
Thursday, January 22, 2015 in Viking Theater, Buntrock Commons
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Lecture
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Conversation and Refreshments
Join Dr. Gaylan Rockswold ’62 for a one-hour lecture about his journey from the Hill to Hennepin County Medical Center, where he serves as Medical Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Center. Dr. Rockswold is one of the country’s foremost experts on traumatic brain injury. His lecture will address how students can achieve elite performance in any field.
The lecture will be followed by a one-hour reception with Dr. Rockswold. Refreshments will be served. Plan to join us for an afternoon with this inspiring alum!
Dr. Gaylan Rockswold is Medical Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Center at Hennepin County Medical Center. He has retired from an active clinical practice of 37 years and has cared for thousands of patients with various neurosurgical problems. Throughout his career, he has been extensively involved in mentoring and educating medical student and neurosurgical residents and has personally trained more than 70 neurosurgical chief residents who have gone on to academic and private practice.
On December 4, 2014, Dr. Rockswold received The Guiding Light Award for Generosity in recognition for his exemplary commitment to the growth of generosity for Hennepin County Medical Center.
Dr. Rockswold is Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Minnesota Medical School and is concluding a three-year service as Board Chair of the Hennepin Health Foundation. Dr. Rockswold is the foremost authority in the use of hyperbaric oxygen in traumatic brain injury and has received three prestigious National Institutes of Health grants to conduct the most advanced traumatic brain injury research. He has been recognized by his peers as one of America’s Top Doctors in US News and World Report.
Friday, Jan 23