MD degree University of Vienna
1949. Gastarzt University Hospital for Neurology and Psychiatry 1950. Internship Staten Island Hospital NY, New York 1950-1951. Fellowship in Neurology and
Electroencephalography Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota
1951-1955. MS, Neurology University
of Minnesota 1955. Certified by American Board of Qualifications in Electroencephalography 1955, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) 1957.
appointments at University of Michigan Ann Arbor
(Instructor, Assistant Professor) and Wayne State University Detroit, Michigan
(Associate Professor, Professor). Adjunct Professor
Department of Neurology, University of Utah 1990-2016; Emeritus 2016.
Chief of Neurology and
Electroencephalography Lafayette Clinic Detroit, Michigan. Medical Director Epilepsy Center of
Michigan, Director of Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory Harper Hospital Detroit, Michigan.
Retired from clinical practice 1990.
Biographical listing: Who’s Who in the World, Editions
1984-85 through 1994-1995.
S Weir Mitchell Award American Academy of Neurology for the best scientific article by a junior member.
Lafayette Clinic Graduating Residents for Excellence in Teaching.
Ambassador for Epilepsy International League against Epilepsy and International Bureau for Epilepsy.
American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Herbert H. Jasper Award for a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the fields of clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy.
American Clinical Neurophysiology
Society – past President; Michigan Neurological Association – past President; Eastern
Association of Electroencephalographers – past President; Central EEG Society – past
President; Western Clinical Neurophysiology Society – Honorary Member of Great
Distinction; American Epilepsy Society – Senior Member; American Academy of
Neurology – Senior Member.
Over 130 peer reviewed scientific articles on neurology, psychiatry, clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy. Twenty invited chapters
in monographs on epilepsy or clinical neurophysiology. Books: The Prognosis of
Patients with Epilepsy; Epilepsy, Sleep and Sleep Deprivation with R. Degen.
Born August, 30
1925 Vienna, Austria.
Married Martha J. Kinscher 1951.
citizenship 1957. Three children, six
grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Previous hobbies: Skiing, sailing, bike riding. Life Member Grosse Pointe Sail Club. Advanced age precludes
active participation. Current interests apart from science: reading and writing
about history, philosophy, religion and their impact on today’s policies.