Tuesday, August 28, 2012

OHSU History of Medicine Society lecture: "Henry Gray: Clinician, Visionary, and Original Networker"





 “Henry Gray: Clinician, Visionary, and Original Networker"
Speaker: Brion Benninger, M.D.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Public lecture: 12:15pm
Refreshments served at noon
Location: Old Library Auditorium


Brion Benninger, MD is Vice Chair and Professor of Anatomy at the College of Osteopathic Medicine of The Pacific – Northwest in Lebanon, OR. As a faculty member at OHSU School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery and the School of Dentistry's Departments of Oral Maxillary Facial Surgery and Integrative Biosciences, he helped develop the stroke rehabilitation machine at the Neurological Sciences Institute; organized and taught OHSU’s first clinical anatomy course for undergraduates; and won several awards for excellence in teaching. 

Dr. Benninger entered medical school in England with degrees in chemistry and exercise physiology. During his medical training he did residencies in orthopedics and trauma, becoming staff physician and lecturer of anatomy at Guy’s Hospital in London. He later received a MS degree in sports medicine from the University of Nottingham, became physician to professional and amateur athletes, and was a member of the British Olympic Team of Physicians. While in the UK, Benninger invented the joint proprioception machine for upper limb.

The lecture is free and open to the public. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to attend or participate in this event please contact Maija Anderson (503-418-2287) at least five business days prior to the event.