Duvoisin, Roger C(lair)
DUVOISIN, Roger C(lair)
DUVOISIN, Roger C(lair). American, b. 1927. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: Lenox Hill Hospital, NYC, rotating intern, 1954-55, assistant resident in neurology, 1955-56; Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NYC, assistant resident at Neurological Institute, 1956-58; Columbia University, NYC, research associate at College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1962-64, assistant professor, 1964-69, associate professor, 1969-72, professor of neurology, 1972-73; Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York, NYC, professor of neurology, 1973-79; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, professor of neurology and chairman of department at Rutgers Medical School, Piscataway, 1979-, William Dow Lovett Professor of Neurology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, 1990-96, Professor Emeritus, 1996-. Diplomate of American Board of Medical Examiners; certified in neurology by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Visiting scientist at King's College Hospital and Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, 1973. Presbyterian Hospital, NYC, assistant attending neurologist, 1962-69, associate attending neurologist, 1969-72, attending neurologist, 1972-73, member of executive committee of Neurological Institute, 1962-68; attending neurologist at Mount Sinai Hospital, NYC, 1973-79; consulting neurologist at Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, NY, 1965-73; Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, chief of Neurology Service, 1979-95; chairman of Prognosis Committee, 1980-87, chairman of ad hoc committee on brain death certification, 1983-84. Member of medical advisory panel of Federal Aviation Administration, 1966-70, and Neurological Disease Panel of U.S. Pharmacopeia, 1971-78; member of medical advisory board of Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1969-89, and Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, 1988-93; member of Research Commission on Extrapyramidal Disease, World Federation of Neurology, 1969-; member of scientific advisory board of National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association, 1982-86; chair, Scientific Advisory Board, American Parkinson's Disease Assn, 1995-; member, Board of Scientific Counsellors; Natl Inst Neurological Diseases & Stroke, National Institutes of Health, 1991-96. Publications: Parkinson's Disease: A Guide for Patient and Family, 1978, 4th ed. (with J. Sage), 1996; (ed. with A. Plaitakis and contrib.) The Olivopontocerebellar Atrophies, 1985. Address: Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, CN-19, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, U.S.A.