Wayne State University in Detroit named Sonia Eden, MD, interim chair of its neurosurgery department, effective Feb. 24, while a search is conducted for a permanent chair.
Dr. Eden was hired as chief of neurosurgery at Detroit Medical Center's Harper University Hospital in September.
Prior to joining Detroit Medical Center, she served as clinical assistant professor at the Western Michigan University School of Medicine and practiced with Ascension Borgess Brain and Spine Institute, both in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Dr. Eden specializes in complex spine surgery, sacroiliac joint surgery, endoscopic and minimally invasive brain surgery, as well as brain and spine tumor surgery.
She is co-author of the first book written on the surgical management of the sacroiliac joint, according to a Feb. 22 Wayne State news release.