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Falls Church, VA – James Ecklund, MD, FACS, COL (Ret), MC, US Army, has been named President, Inova Neurosciences Service Line.  In this role, Dr. Ecklund will be responsible for managing the performance of Inova’s highly-trained and nationally-recognized physicians who are leaders in the diagnosis, treatment and research of complex neurological conditions including neurotrauma, spine…

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The National Trauma Institute announced changes to its Board of Directors, including scheduled organizational representative turnover and the addition of a new affiliated professional group. Christopher Kang, MD, replaces Angela Gardner, MD, as the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) representative; James Ecklund, MD, replaces Alex Valadka as the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)…

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Traumatic brain injury in times of war, patriotism and sports (June 5, 2012) By Michelle Rabell The thundering of gunfire jolts neurosurgeon Dr. James Ecklund from the shower at his military base in Baghdad. It is a sure sign of an attack. Rushing outside, he sees tracers and small explosions of gunfire lighting the night…

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