Proprio and CMO Dr. Samuel Browd Win CNS’ Innovator of the Year Award



After a series of successful events at CNS featuring Proprio’s Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Samuel Browd, we are pleased to announce that we have officially been named CNS’s Innovator of the Year.

An esteemed honor to share among the CNS community of neurological specialists and the medical community at-large, Dr. Browd and the Proprio Paradigm System were selected as the winners after an extensive application process as well as an on-site presentation at CNS.

Focused on the “Vision for the Future”, this year’s CNS event was the ideal reference for the opportunities our system creates, particularly in terms of the new way of seeing to design the operating room of the future, as presented by Dr. Browd on October 18th.

Proprio is honored for this recognition, and grateful for Dr. Browd’s input and representation of the Proprio Paradigm System at CNS.

Proprio Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Co-Founder Dr. Samuel Browd will present, moderate, and participate in three separate events at the CNS Annual Meeting 2021 in Austin, Texas this October.  

Focused on the “Vision for the Future”, this year’s CNS event will run from October 16-20th, and will continue to focus on “enhancing health and improving lives through the advancement of neurosurgical education and scientific exchange.” This year’s featured speakers include honored guests Dr. William A. Friedman, MD; Dr. Bob S. Carter, MD, PhD; Dr. Mark L. Rosenblum, MD, as well as author Malcolm Gladwell, rock climber and author Alex Honnold, former NASA astronaut, physician, engineer, social scientist and author Dr. Mae C. Jemison, MD, World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov, and oncologist, cancer researcher, and science writer Siddhartha Mukherjee.

Dr. Browd will participate in three events:

  • Co-moderating the Entrepreneurial Neurosurgeons course, which will take place on Saturday, October 16 from 12:45-4:15pm CT and focus on innovation, collaboration, device development pathways, how to successfully optimize an idea, and mitigating risks in an area outside of neurosurgical practice;
  • Presenting Proprio’s Paradigm System as a Top Three Finalist for CNS’s Innovator of the Year on Monday, October 18th from 12-12:10pm CT in the CNS Xperience Lounge;
  • Faculty participant for the Virtual and Augmented Reality in Neurosurgery course, which will take place on Tuesday, October 19th from 12:15-1:45pm CT and discuss current applications of VR/AR technology in training, microsurgery, and digital neurosurgery.

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