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.
Dr. Joseph M. Piepmeier - Class of 1968
Margaret A. "Peggy" Browning - Class of 1968
Robert Nelson Clement - Class of 1962
Ann Hutcheson Price - Class of 1968
Kerry G. Johnson - Class of 1984
Patsy Bradley - Class of 1957
Ed Yarbrough - Class of 1961
H. Jackson Brown - Class of 1958
Rachel Bell - Class of 1996
James Sasser - Class of 1954
Jinx Demetros Cockerham - Class of 1966
Paul Harmon - Class of 1957
Randy Kinnard - Class of 1962
Larry Boese - Class of 1961
Marynell Meadors - Class of 1961
Red Grooms - Class of 1955