Robert E. Harbaugh, MD, FAANS, FAHA, is senior vice president of Penn State Health, representing faculty physicians. His research interests include clinical trial design, outcomes analysis, quality improvement in neurosurgery and neural engineering. Among the many positions he holds and has held, Dr. Harbaugh is presently Chairman of the Board of organized neurosurgery’s quality improvement and data management company, the NeuroPoint Alliance, Inc. He received the AANS Distinguished Service Award in 2018. He has five children and is married to Kimberly S. Harbaugh, M.D., a neurosurgeon specializing in peripheral nerve surgery.