Featured HHS Alumni

Dr. Joseph M. Piepmeier - Class of 1968

Dr. Joseph M. Piepmeier received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his M.D. from the University of TennesseeSchool of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency training inneurosurgery at Yale University School of Medicine and joined the neurosurgery faculty in 1982. He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Piepmeier is the acting chairman and holds the rank of Professor of Neurosurgery as well as the Nixdorff-German Chair in Neurosurgery.

Dr. Piepmeier serves as the Chairman for the Joint Section Tumors for the AANS/CNS. In addition, he is a member of the Editorial Board of Neurosurgery and the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Neuro-oncology.

Dr. Piepmeier is a recipient of the Allied Services Award and the Wakeman Award for work in clinical neurosurgery. The primary focus of his clinical and laboratory work is neuro-oncology. He serves as the Chief of the Section of Surgical Neuro-oncology.