Steven L. Galetta, MD, Appointed Chair of the Department of Neurology at NYU Langone Medical Center  
6/28/2012 10:19:19 AM

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NYU Langone Medical Center announced today that Steven L. Galetta, MD, has been appointed the Philip K. Moskowitz, MD Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology, and Laura Balcer, MD, MSCE, has been appointed vice chair of the department. The appointments are effective November 1, 2012. A nationally recognized leader in neurology and medical education, Dr. Galetta joins NYU Langone from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) where he is the Ruth Wagner Van Meter and J. Ray Van Meter Professor of Neurology, vice chair of the department, and director of the Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology. During his tenure at Penn, Galetta led the Department of Neurology residency program for an unprecedented 23 years. He also leads the neuro-ophthalmology fellowship program and serves as associate dean of admissions of the medical school.