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Private primary and secondary education, New York City. B.A. summa cum laude (Chemistry, Physics), Yeshiva University, 1952. S.M. (Biology), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1953. M.D. cum laude, Yale University School of Medicine, 1957. Ph.D. (Neurophysiology), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963.

Academic Honors, Awards, Fellowships

Alumni Scholarship, Yeshiva University, 1949-1952

Undergraduate awards Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Yeshiva University, 1952

New York State Regents Medical Scholarship, 1953

Predoctoral Fellow, National Science Foundation, 1952

Scholarship (Medicine), Yale University, 1956-1957

James Hudson Brown Research Fellowship, School of Medicine Yale University, 1956-1957. Elected Member, Alpha Omega Alpha, 1957

Elected Member, Sigma Xi, 1957.

Postdoctoral Fellow, NINDS, 1964-1966.

Special Fellow, NINDS, 1964-1966.

Research Career Development Award, NINDS, 1966-1973.

Traveling Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine, 1972.

Fellow, Center for Systems Neuroscience, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1975.

Societies, General

Alpha Omega Alpha
Sigma Xi
New York Academy of Science
American Medical Association
New Haven County Medical Association
Connecticut Medical Society
American Cancer Society, Southern Connecticut Chapter (Board of Directors, 1987-1989)

Societies, Special

American Academy of Neurology
Connecticut Neurological Society
Society for Neuroscience (Founding Member)
International Association for the Study of Pain
(Founding Member, Scientific Program Committee, First World Congress, Florence, Italy, 1975)
American Pain Society (Founding Member; sometime Finance Committee Member)
Eastern Pain Association (Founding Member)
New England Pain Associa­tion
(Founding Member; Board of Directors; sometime Nominee for President- Elect)
American Academy of Pain Medicine (Founding Member)
American Association for the Study of Headache
Society for Regional Anesthesia
American Society for Stereotaxic and Functional Neurosurgery
World Society for Stereotaxic and Functional Neurosurgery
National Association of Disability Examining Physi­cians (Founding Member)

Postgraduate Medical Training & Appointments

Interne, Medicine, Yale University (Grace-New Haven Hospital) 1957
Resident, Neuromedical Service, Mass. Gen. Hospital, 1963 (partial)
Resident to Chief Resident, Neurology, Dept. of Neurology, Yale New Haven Hospital, 1968-1971 Associate in Neurology, Yale New Haven Medical Center, 1971-1975
Attending, Neurology, 1975-2006, as of 7/1/06 honorary status
Consultant: Hospital of St. Raphael (New Haven, CT) 1975-2006, as of 7/1/06, emeritus status.
Griffin Hospital (Derby, CT) 1975-1979
Milford Hospital (Milford, CT) 1975-
Meriden-Wallingford Hospital (Wallingford, CT) 1976-1990

Medical Certification & Licensure

National Board of Medical Examiners, 1958
National Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) 1975
Massachusetts 1960
Connecticut 1971
New York 1973

Medical Practice

Private Practice, Consultant, Neurology
Diagnosis and Treat­ment of Chronic, Intractable, Pain
Cognitive Neurology
Occupational Neurology
Medicolegal Assessment (New Haven, CT), 1976-2006

Academic Appointments

Special Research Fellow, Experimental Neurology, Department of Psychology, M.I.T., 1964-1966

Research Associate, Experimental Neurology, Department of Psychology, M.I.T., 1966-1968

Visiting Assistant Professor, Neurophysiology (Neurosurgery)
Yale University School of Medicine, 1967-1968

Assistant Professor, Neurophysiology (Neurosurgery)
Yale University School of Medicine, 1968-1972

Associate Professor, Neurophysiology (Neurosurgery)
Yale University School of Medicine, 1972-1975

Associate Professor, Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, 1972-1975

Lecturer, Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine 1975-2000

Professor, Clinical Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 1975-1976

Clinical Professor, Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 1976-2000

Special Academic Functions: Director, Neurosurgical (Neurophysiological) Research Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 1968-1975

Director, Research Laboratory for Acute Spinal Cord Injury, Department of Neurosurgery
Yale University School of Medicine, 1973-1975

Director, Inpatient and Outpatient Pain Consultation Service (“Pain Clinic”)
Yale New Haven Hospital, (Departments of Neurosurgery and Anesthesiology), 1972-1975

Special Consultative Experience

Available upon request

Special Research Experience & Interests

Available upon Request

Special Travel For Research

United Kingdom, Netherlands, France
(Traveling Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine)

People’s Republic of China (Delegate, Acupuncture Anesthesia Study Group, Committee on Scholarly Communication with the People’s Republic of China, National Academy of Sciences)

Israel (Special Consultant to Hebrew University, Center for the Study and Treatment of Pain)

Israel (Consultant to Israeli Department of Defense, military casualties and pain)

Current Research

Institute for Pain Research (Private Foundation), 1975

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