Raymond D. Adams, gigante de la neurología norteamericana

Translated title of the contribution: Raymond D. Adams, a giant of the American neurology

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Professor Raymond D. Adams (1911-2010) has been one of the most prominent figures in North American neurology in the XX century. He studied medicine at Duke University. He began training in psychiatry but decided to study nervous system pathology and neurology in Boston City Hospital during ten years. Then he became chairman of the neurology department in Massachusetts General Hospital for more than twenty five years. He was Neuropathology Emeritus Professor at Harvard University and has been recognized by other universities and scientific associations in United States and in other countries. His contribution to North American Neurology consolidation has been crucial. He described various syndromes and contributed to the development of other fields in neuroscience. He wrote and published many scientific articles and since 1977 with his colleague Maurice Victor the books "Principles of Neurology" a classic in the field, being traduced to many languages. He has been the chairman of a Department where many important neurologists from different parts of the world where trained and brighten neurology worldwide.

Translated title of the contributionRaymond D. Adams, a giant of the American neurology
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)69-74
Number of pages6
JournalRevista Ciencias de la Salud
Issue number3
StatePublished - Oct 7 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Health(social science)


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