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John R. Macfarlane, MD


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  • B.A.
    • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1980 to 1986
    • Freshman PTA Scholarship
    • Phi Eta Sigma, National Freshman Honor Society
    • Gamma Kappa Alpha, National Italian Honor Society
    • Mortar Board
    • Phi Kappa Phi
    • Skull and Bones Honor Society
    • Owl and Key Honor Society
    • Beehive Honor Society
    • Cum Laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • M.D.
    • University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1990 Barber Surgery Scholarship
    • Project Manager for Videodisc Manager, a Macintosh HyperCard
    • Computer-aided instructional program: Authored software, managed equipment procurement and digitized radiographic images, 1987 to 1990
  • Internship
    • General Surgery Internship, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1990 to 1991
    • Residency: Neurological Surgery Residency, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1991 to 1996
    • Board Certification in Neurological Surgery: American Board of Neurological Surgery 05/2002.
    • Active Staff Member: Intermountain Medical Center November, November 2007 to present
    • LDS Hospital, 1996 to present

Administrative Experience

  • Division Chief Neurological Surgery, Intermountain Medical Center, November 2007 to December 2009
  • Division Chief Neurological Surgery, LDS Hospital, April 2004 to October 2007
  • Neurosurgical Trauma Liaison, LDS Hospital, 1998 to 2004
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Neurosurgical Associates, Inc., 1998 to 2001
  • Secretary, University of Utah School of Medicine Alumni Board, 1998 to 2000
  • Member, University of Utah School of Medicine Alumni Board, 1998 to 2003
  • Chief Neurosurgery Resident, University of Utah Medical Center, July 1995 to 1996
  • Chief Neurosurgery Resident, Veterans Administration Hospital, 06/94 to 06/95
  • President, Freshman Class, University of Utah School of Medicine, 1986 to 1987
  • Member, University of Utah Faculty Senate Executive Committee, 1985 to 1986

Professional Community Activities

  • President, Hospital Audiences, Inc. 1984 to 1985
  • Utah Medical Association House of Delegates Member 1997 to 2002
  • Member, LDS Hospital Executive Committee Trauma Peer Review 1998 to present

University Community Activities

  • Advisor, University of Utah Freshman Academic Council, 1984
  • Member, University of Utah Academic Evaluation and Standards Committee, 1984 to 1985
  • Member, University of Utah Language Student Advisory Council, 1984 to 1985
  • Representative, Associated Students of the University of Utah, Student Senate, 1984 to 1985
  • Chair, Academic Affairs, Associated Students of the University of Utah, 1985 to 1986
  • University of Utah School of Medicine College Council, 1987 to 1989

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Member, Spine Section of the CNS/AANS
  • Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Utah Medical Association

Teaching Responsibilities/Assignments

  • Chief Neurosurgery Resident, Veterans Administration Hospital, 06/94 to 06/95
  • Faculty member for stereotactic application at the Stereotactic Workshop of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, Florida, April 1995
  • Chief Neurosurgical Resident, University of Utah Medical Center, 06/95 to 06/96
  • Faculty member for Spine Stereotaxy at the Spine Stereotactic Workshop, The AANS, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 1996

Original Publications

  • Macfarlane JR: Scholarship and Honor Societies of the University of Utah, 1986
  • Macfarlane JR: Reading Guide of the University of Utah, 1986
  • Macfarlane JR: Faculty Profiles at the University of Utah, 1986
  • Macfarlane JR: “Medical Base Videodisc Controller” in Wheels for the Mind (Apple Computer), Fall 1987
  • Macfarlane JR: Poster, “Neurosurgery Videodisc Manager”, Annual meeting of The American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Toronto, Canada, 1988
  • Macfarlane JR: Videotape, Neurosurgery Videodisc Manager, 1988
  • Macfarlane JR, Heilbrun MP, Fulton M: CD ROM, Self Assessment in Neurological Surgery IV, Macintosh computer application software, The American Association of Neurosurgical Surgeons, October 1990
  • Macfarlane JR, Heilburn MP, Brown B, Apfelbaum RI: “Neurosurgery Image Manager,” Neurosurgery 29:309-314, 1991
  • Friedman W, et al: Self Assessment in Neurological Surgery V, The American Association of Neurological Surgeons, October 1993 (Contributor)

Books and Book Chapters

  • Macfarlane JR, Heilburn MP: “Machine Vision Frameless Stereotaxy” in Gildenberg PL and Tasker RR (eds.): Textbook of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, New York, McGraw-Hill, Inc. 1997
  • Macfarlane JR, Fox J, Clemmer TP, Orme JF, Gardner SC, Lazarus HM, Ryser DK, Handrahan D, Stevens MH: “A Five Year Study of Traumatic Brain Injury at a Level One Trauma Center”, University of Utah, Utah’s Health: An Annual Review, Volume X, Number 1, Spring 2005

Oral Presentations

  • Macfarlane JR: “Neurosurgery Videodisc Manager,” Summer Videodisc Workshop of the University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1988
  • Macfarlane JR: “Neurosurgery Videodisc Manager,” Spring Health Sciences Council of the University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1988
  • Macfarlane JR: “Neurosurgery Videodisc Manager,” Info Fair, Eccles Medical Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1988
  • Macfarlane JR: “Neurosurgery Videodisc Manager,” Neurology/Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, University of Utah School Of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1988
  • Macfarlane JR: “Neurosurgery Videodisc Manager,” University of Utah MacAdemia Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 1988
  • Macfarlane JR: “Neurosurgery Videodisc Manager,” Joint Committee on Education meeting of The American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Toronto, Canada, March 1988
  • Macfarlane JR: “Digital Imaging and Computer-Aided Instruction in Neurosurgery,” Booth, Richard Lende Winter Neurosurgery Conference, Snowbird, Utah, 1989
  • Macfarlane JR: “Digital Imaging and Computer-Aided Instruction in Neurosurgery,” Booth, Annual meeting of The American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Washington, D.C., April 1989
  • Macfarlane JR, Fulton M, Brown B, Heilbrun MP: “The Development of the Macintosh Version of the Fourth Edition of the Self-Assessment Test in Neurosurgery,” Richard Lende Winter Neurosurgery Conference, Snowbird, Utah, February 1991
  • Macfarlane JR, Heilbrun MP, Remington B: SANS IV Booth, Annual meeting of The Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Vancouver, Canada, October 1993
  • Macfarlane JR, Petronio J, Walker ML, Carey CM: “Endoscopic Fenestration of Cavum Septum Pellucidem et Vergae in Five Pediatric Patients,” Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society meeting, Flathead, Montana, June 1993
  • Macfarlane JR, Heilbrun MP: “Frameless Spine Stereotaxy,” Richard Lende Winter Neurosurgery Conference, Snowbird, Utah, February 1994
  • Macfarlane JR, Heilbrun MP: “Use of a Machine Vision Frameless Stereotactic Technique in the Cranium and Spine,” The American Association of Neurological Surgeons Stereotactic Workshop, San Diego, California, April 1994
  • Macfarlane JR, Heilbrun MP: “Application of a Frameless Spine Stereotactic Technique,” Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society meeting, Aspen, Colorado, June 1994
  • Macfarlane JR: “Computers in a Neurosurgical Practice,” The Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons Computer Workshop”, San Francisco, California, October 1995

References furnished upon request.