Celebrating Role Models in Science & Engineering: Karin Muraszko!

Karin Muraszko – Pediatric Neurosurgeon

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--The first and only female to head an academic  neurosurgery department in the U.S.

--Successfully handles her demanding surgical schedule despite having spina bifida (curvature of the spine)

Of the approximately 4,920 neurosurgeons in the United States today, only about 5.6 percent – or 277 – are women. Discover one of the female pioneers in this field and her work as a leading pediatric neurosurgeon to treat children suffering from disorders and injuries to the brain and spinal cord.  Moreover, learn how she herself has dealt with a spinal disability known as spina bifida since childhood.

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