Friday, October 24, 2008

TODAY: History of Medicine Society Lecture

A reminder that today at 12:15 in the OHSU Old Library Auditorium, we will be kicking off the 2008-09 season of the OHSU History of Medicine Society Lecture Series. The event is free and open to the public, so please join us!


“Brown-Séquard: The Man and his Work”
Guest speaker: Michael J. Aminoff, M.D., Professor of Neurology; Director, Parkinson’s Disease Clinic & Research Center; and Executive Vice Chair, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Friday October 24, 2008
Public lecture: 12:15 p.m.
Refreshments served at noon
Location: Old Library Auditorium

Dr. Aminoff has been a member of the faculty at UCSF since 1974. His special interests include clinical, diagnostic, and treatment aspects of Parkinson’s disease; control of movement; and cognitive disturbances in patients with movement disorders. He is the author of more than 190 original research publications and numerous books (including a biography of Brown-Séquard published in 1993) and recipient of the Queen Square Prize for research in (1973) and the Royer Award for contributions to the advancement of neurology (1991). He is a member of several editorial boards of journals, is editor-in-chief of the medical and scientific journal Muscle & Nerve, and is series editor of the monumental Handbook of Clinical Neurology. He is also a director of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.

Dr. Aminoff’s visit is being sponsored in part by the OHSU Dept. of Neurology.

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