Sandberg wins AANS Humanitarian Award

April 3, 2019

David I. Sandberg, MD, director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and McGovern School of Medicine at UTHealth, has been honored by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons as the 2019 recipient of the AANS Humanitarian Award.

The Humanitarian Award is one of the highest honors bestowed by the AANS and recognizes Dr. Sandberg’s selfless contributions and extraordinary work with children suffering from neurosurgical disorders throughout the world. Since 1999, Dr. Sandberg has organized or participated in 19 international humanitarian pediatric neurosurgical missions, including visits to Guatemala, Honduras, Peru, Uganda, and Haiti, where he has volunteered on 10 separate occasions through Project Medishare. Read more