Dr. Resnick is currently Professor and Vice Chairman of Neurosurgery at the University of Wisconsin. He is a graduate of Princeton University and received his medical training from the University of Pennsylvania. He did his residency training in neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh where he also earned a Master’s of Science degree in Neuroscience. He is an author of approximately 190 peer reviewed publications, 85 chapters, four books, and numerous other publications. His subspecialty within neurosurgery is spine surgery and his academic interest is in the development and application of evidence based spine care. He is director of the NASS registry effort. He has authored over 60 evidence based clinical practice guidelines related to disorders of the spine and is a principle investigator in several prospective trials evaluating the clinical and economic efficacy of common spinal treatments. He is past chair of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine, Past President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and is currently First Vice President of the North American Spine Society.