April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeking to become a worldwide destination for patients with brain disorders, the North Shore-Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Health System today announced the establishment of the Harvey Cushing Institutes of Neuroscience, a major initiative with 12 centers of excellence planned in both neurology and neurosurgery.
Cushing's unparalleled commitment to surgical excellence and patient care, it is our duty to make the Harvey Cushing Institutes of Neuroscience an international resource for patients and researchers alike.
The Whitney's daughters, Sara Wilford and Kate Whitney, who have long supported medical causes, agreed to lend the name of their legendary grandfather to North Shore-LIJ's new Harvey Cushing Institutes of Neuroscience.
The Harvey Cushing Institutes of Neuroscience will be developed to be a premiere resource for patients in the region and elsewhere seeking the latest treatments in neurology and neurosurgery.
Milhorat, MD, chairman of neurosurgery of North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) and LIJ Medical Center, and director of the Harvey Cushing Institutes of Neuroscience.