Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Geschwind, Norman (1926–1984)

  • Peter W. Seely
  • Anna Bacon MooreEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_618

Major Appointments

  • Mosley Traveling Fellowship, National Hospital in London, 1952–1953

  • United States Public Health Service Fellowship, National Hospital in London, 1953–1955

  • Chief Resident (Neurology), Boston City Hospital, 1955

  • Research Fellowship (Biology), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1956–1958

  • Neurologist, Boston Veterans Administration Hospital, 1958–1962

  • Chief of Neurology, Boston Veterans Administration Hospital, 1963–1966

  • Director, Department of Neurology, Boston University Aphasia Center, 1966–1968

  • James Jackson Putnam Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, 1969–1984

Major Honors and Awards

  • Honorary Doctorate, Northwestern University, 1980

  • Honorary Doctorate, Université Claude Bernard, 1981

  • Honorary Member, French Society of Neurology

  • Honorary Member, Belgain Royal Academy of Medicine

  • Pattison Prize in Neuroscience, 1982

  • Leonard Cammer Memorial Award, 1982

  • Fellow, American Academy of Neurology

  • Member, Academy of Aphasia

  • Member, American Neurological...

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References and Readings

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA
  2. 2.Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of NeuropsychologyEmory University School of MedicineAtlantaUSA