Jeffrey P. Blount, M.D.

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Jeffrey Blount, MD, is a Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at University of Alabama at Birmingham and is the Raymond J Harbert Chair and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery there. (Jeffrey Blount).

Dr.  Blount has served UAB on the Faculty Senate, Faculty Council (P/T) , Pediatric HSF and Children’s of Alabama as the Chief of the Medical Staff ,  Credentialing Committee, Clinical Outcomes Committee and Quality Assurance Committee. Within the Department of Neurosurgery at UAB he is Division Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery and serves on the Clinical Competency Committee. He is an active member of the AANS, the CNS, the Neurosurgical Society of America, the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, the Pediatric Section, the American Epilepsy Society and the Spina Bifida Association of America.  In 2019 Dr. Blount co-founded with Gail Rosseau MD the Global Alliance for the Prevention of Spina Bifida (GAPSBIF).  Dr Blount is currently the Co-Chair of the Education Committee of the ISPN and has served as delegate and Secretary of the Accreditation Council of Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowships (ACPNF) and as the Chair of the Professional Advisory Council (PAC) of the Spina Bifida Association of America (SBA). He is the co-chair of the editorial board of the Journal of Neurosurgery-Pediatrics and a member of the editorial boards of Neurosurgery and Childs Nervous System.

He has over 160 published articles, 8 book chapters and has been visiting Professor at 7 Neurosurgery Departments.

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