Resolution J342-2013

Honoring Dr. Lee Tessler upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Community Service Award by the Aleh Foundation

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  • Feb 5, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 5, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 30, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Lee Tessler upon the occasion of his
designation  as  recipient  of  the  Community Service Award by the Aleh
Foundation

WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon the people of the State  of  New  York  to
recognize  and  acknowledge those within our midst who have made signif-
icant contributions to the quality of life therein; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body  is  justly  proud  to  honor  Dr.  Lee
Tessler  upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Commu-
nity Service Award by the Aleh Foundation, to be celebrated at its  29th
Anniversary  Awards  Dinner  Ceremony  on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the
Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City; and
  WHEREAS, Dr. Lee Tessler is a  Neurosurgeon  who  specializes  in  the
treatment of primary brain tumors, metastatic tumors, meningiomas, ster-
eotactic  surgery,  and radiosurgery; he earned his undergraduate degree
cum laude from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and  completed
Post-Baccalaureate  studies  at  University  of California, Los Angeles,
California; and
  WHEREAS, Dr. Lee Tessler obtained his medical degree at The Ohio State
University College of Medicine and Public  Health,  in  Columbus,  Ohio,
with Clinical Honors in Neurosurgery and General Surgery; at the Depart-
ment  of  Neurological  Surgery,  New York University Medical Center and
Bellevue Hospital Center in New York, Dr. Tessler served as  an  intern,
progressed to resident, and then became chief resident; and
  WHEREAS,  Previously,  Dr.  Lee  Tessler  worked  at the University of
Florida's Center for Neurobiological Sciences; he obtained certification
in both Gamma Knife and Cyber Knife Radiosurgery; and
  WHEREAS, In 2008, Dr. Lee Tessler was appointed as Assistant Professor
of Neurosurgery at NYU Medical Center; he  is  currently  the  Chief  of
Neurotrauma  and  the  Chairman  of the Neurosurgery Quality Improvement
Committee at Winthrop University Hospital; and
  WHEREAS, Most recently, Dr. Tessler was elected to serve as  a  member
of  the  Mercy  Medical Center Executive Committee through 2010; he is a
member of the American Association of  Neurological  Surgeons,  the  New
York Neurosurgical Society, and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons as
well as the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors; and
  WHEREAS,  A  true  asset  to society, Dr. Lee Tessler 's distinguished
record merits the recognition and respectful tribute of this Legislative
Body; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Dr. Lee Tessler upon the occasion of his designation as recipient
of the Community Service Award by the Aleh Foundation; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dr. Lee Tessler.

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