Mexicali to Mayo Clinic: Screening and Discussion with Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa
Moderated conversation with Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa following a screening of the Netflix: The Surgeon’s Cut episode in which he is featured.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST
Online Event via Zoom (details sent after registration)
4-5 PT (7-8 PM ET): Welcome and online screening of Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa’s episode of the BBC Studios/Netflix docuseries, The Surgeon’s Cut
5-6 PM PT (8-9 PM ET): Interview and moderated discussion
Cost: No Charge
Register: Click here to register through the Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance's event page.
Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa MD ’98
William J. and Charles H. Mayo Professor
Chair, Dept. of Neurologic Surgery
Mayo Clinic Florida
Jacob Barrera MPH, Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance
Vanessa Tiradentes JD, Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance
Stanley Shaw MD PhD, Harvard Alumni in Healthcare
About Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa:
Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, M.D. serves as chair of the Department of Neurologic Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Florida, where he is the William J. and Charles H. Mayo Professor. In addition to his expertise in the surgical treatment of brain cancer, Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa leads the Brain Tumor Stem Cell Laboratory, which studies brain tumors from a surgical, imaging, clinical, and basic science perspective. Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa earned his M.D. at Harvard Medical School, where he graduated cum laude.
His autobiography - “Becoming Dr. Q,” about his journey from migrant farm worker to neurosurgeon - is currently under development for a movie adaptation by Walt Disney Co., Annapurna Pictures and Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment. Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa was featured in the second episode of The Surgeon’s Cut, a four-part docuseries produced by BBC Studios for Netflix that won a 2021 BAFTA in the Specialist Factual category and a 2021 Emmy for Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary. Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa is co-founder and serves as president of Mission: BRAIN, Bridging Resources and Advancing International Neurosurgery, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit foundation.
Sponsoring HAA SIGs:
Harvard Alumni in Health Care (HAIH)
Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance (HLAA)
4:00PM - 6:00PM Wed 16 Feb 2022, Pacific timezone
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