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  • Robert M. Herndon, MD

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    Professor of Neurology
    Phone: 984-5517
    Fax: (601) 984-5503
    E-mail: rherndon@umc.edu



    • Undergraduate school
      University of Chicago, 1955, Chicago, IL
    • Medical school
      University of Tennessee (with honors), 1958, Memphis, TN
    • Internship
      Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI
    • Residency
      Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI
    • Fellowships
      • Montreal Neurological Institution, 1962-63, Montreal, Canada
      • Harvard University, 1965-66, Department of Anatomy, Cambridge, MA
    • Military service
      Captain, USAF, 1963-65

    Teaching experience

    • Assistant Professor, Neurology
      Stanford Medical School, 1966-69
    • Associate Professor, Neurology
      Johns Hopkins Medical School, 1969-77
    • Director, Center for Brain Research
      University of Rochester, 1977-87
    • Professor of Brain Research and Neurology
      University of Rochester, 1977-88
    • Professor, Neurology
      Oregon Health Sciences University, 1988-96
    • Director, Neurology Residency
      Good Samaritan Hospital, 1988-94

    Research interests

    • Clinical trials in multiple sclerosis
    • African-American antiplatelet stroke prevention study