Carson, Benjamin S(olomon)

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CARSON, Benjamin S(olomon)

CARSON, Benjamin S(olomon). American, b. 1951. Genres: Medicine/Health, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Neurosurgeon. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, chief resident neurosurgery, 1982-83, assistant professor of neurosurgery, 1984-, assistant professor of oncology, 1984-, assistant professor of pediatrics, 1987-, associate professor, 1991-, director of pediatric neurosurgery, 1985-91; Queen Elizabeth II Medical Center, Perth, Australia, senior registrar of neurosurgery, 1983-84. Has appeared on television programs. Gives presentations, especially to adolescents, about fulfilling personal potential. Publications: (with C. Murphey) Gifted Hands, The Ben Carson Story, 1990; Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence, 1992; (ed. with C.R. Dufresne and S.J. Zinreich) Complex Craniofacial Problems: A Guide to Analysis and Treatment, 1992. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Meyer 5-109, 600 N Wolfe, Baltimore, MD 21205, U.S.A.