Officer Commitee

Asdrubal Falavigna

Asdrubal Falavigna, MD
  • Chair of AOSpine International Board.
  • Vice-Chancellor of Caxias do Sul University since 2022.
  • Fellowship at Columbia University; Presbyterian Hospital – New York in 1995 and 1996.
  • Coordinator of the Multidisciplinary Center of Health Research.
  • Dean of the Medical School at the University of Caxias do Sul (UCS) from 2008 to 2016.
  • Coordinator of Health Science Post-Graduation in Medicine of UCS from 2016 to 2021.
  • Director of Health Science Center of UCS from 2018 to 2021.
  • Award from the City Council of Caxias do Sul for Services rendered to Health in the Municipality in May 2011.
  • Councilor of the Regional Council of Medicine of Rio Grande do Sul from 2013 to 2018.
  • Research Regional Officer 2012-2015.
  • Member of the Ethics Committee of the Brazilian Society of Neurosurgery for the 2014-2016.
  • Member of Editorial Board of the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. International Liaison of AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves since 2016.


Benefits of Membership

“The AANS/CNS Spine Section brings together neurosurgeons, orthopedic spine surgeons, spine surgery fellows, as well as residents and advanced practice providers focused on spinal surgery. The Spine Section advances our interests, represents us in national advocacy, and disseminates science. Becoming a member means joining this exceptional community and helping it grow.” ...Read More >