January 7 – 8, 2014
Dandy sponsored a 2-day Neurosurgery Training Symposium that was attended by young neurosurgeons and residents. The Dandy President, Saleem Abdulrauf, is pictured seated between Professors Beny Atmadja Wirjomartani and Kahdar Wiriadisastra, MD, PhD, two of the pioneers of neurosurgery in Indonesia. Also pictured in the front row is Prof. Suzy Indharty, MD, PhD, Indonesia’s first female Department of Neurosurgery Chair.
The Dandy President, Dr. Abdulrauf, visited the Neurosurgical Unit at Hasan Sadikin Hospital in Bandung. Hasan Sadikin is the main training site of the Universitas Padjadjaran neurosurgery program, one of the largest and most historical neurosurgical training programs in Indonesia. Pictured is the Dandy President with the neurosurgery residents of Bandung.
The Dandy President inspected the future site (under construction) of the Hands-On Neurosurgical Training Laboratory at the Padjadjaran University. In collaboration with Dandy, this lab is envisioned to serve as a regional training site for South-East Asia.
The Dandy Officers acknowledge Dr. M. Zafrullah Arfin, MD, PhD, the Chairman of the Neurosurgery Department at the University of Padjadjaran, for the highly successful first Dandy Symposium in Indonesia.