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Canady, Alexa Irene

Born: 1950 AD
Currently alive, at 71 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Neurologist, Surgeon

1950 – Born on November 7th in Lansing, Michigan. American neurosurgeon.

1967 – Canady was an exceptional student and named a National Achievement Scholar.

1971 – She received a B.S. degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

1975 – Received her M.D. degree (Cum Laude), University of Ann Arbor.

         – She held a surgical internship at Yale.

1976 – Held neurosurgery residency at the University of Minnesota Hospitals.

         – She was appointed as first female and first black to a residency in neurosurgery.

1981 – Was in pediatric neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

         – Dr. Canady is vice-chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Wayne State University, holds the Peter Schotanus Endowed Professorship of Pediatric Neurosurgery, and is Chief of Neurosurgery at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit.

         – Dr. Canady is married to George Davis.