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Douglas N. Buchanan

Douglas N. Buchanan, British educator, neurologist. member of faculty Medical School, University of Chicago, from 1932, professor neurology 1940-1983; Member American Neurological Association, American Pediatric Society, Chicago Neurological Society (president 1956).

Background

  • Buchanan, Douglas N. was born on January 14, 1901 in Scotland. Son of Andrew Dick and Mary (Nisbet) Buchanan.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, U. Glasgow (Scotland), 1925. Postgraduate Trinity College, Cambridge (England) University, 1925-1930, U. Paris, 1924, 31. M.D. (honorary), University San Carlos de Guatemala, 1956.

    Career

    • Formerly member of faculty staff National Hospital Nervous Diseases, London, Eng. Member of faculty Medical School, University of Chicago, from 1932, professor neurology 1940-1983. Neurologist University of Chicago Hosps., from 1932.

      Attending and consultant neurologist Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, from 1935. Cons. neurologist D.R.G., National Institutes of Health, Washington, 1964-1968, chairman, 1968-1971.

    Membership

    Member of faculty Medical School, University of Chicago, from 1932, professor neurology 1940-1983. Member American Neurological Association, American Pediatric Society, Chicago Neurological Society (president 1956).

    Connections

    • Married Marian Anderson, 1930.
    • father: Andrew Dick Buchanan
    • mother: Mary (Nisbet) Buchanan
    • spouse: Marian Anderson
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    Born January 14, 1901
    Died March 11, 1983
    (aged 82)
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