CTBTA Path of Hope Event Honors Yale Neurosurgeon Joe Piepmeier, MD With a Lifetime Achievement Award for his Dedication to Treating Patients with Brain Tumors
The Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance (CTBTA) held their 5K Run/Walk in honor and support of brain tumor patients at Jennings Beach in Fairfield on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The event drew a record turn out and was sponsored by Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center. Monies from the event go to patient support and research for brain tumors. Dr. Maxwell Laurans, a Yale neurosurgeon specialized in spine surgery, and Matthew Long, son of Anne Long, nurse coordinator for Yale Neurosurgical Oncology, both received awards for the fastest times in their respective age brackets for the 5K run.