Peter Q. Warinner, M.D. ’97, adjunct assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at NYMC, proudly displays the plaque of appreciation he received for his 18 years of lectures and spinal tap demonstrations in the medical microbiology course. The School of Medicine Class of 2020, in the background, was grateful for the opportunity to hear him present “Neurotropic Pathogens” on November 9. Dr. Warinner is the founder and inaugural director of the Sports Neurology and Concussion Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Brigham and Women's/Mass General Health Care Center and instructor of neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is the author of several books, including Clinical Microbiology Review, which he wrote while he was in medical school. Dr. Warinner is also a health care policy expert consultant who works with private and governmental organizations and agencies on state, national and federal levels.