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Cyril Brian Courville, American physician. member Cal.


Courville, Cyril Brian was born on February 19, 1900 in Traverse City, Michigan, United States. Son of Philip Albert and Emma Amelia (Kroupa) Courville.


Student Cedar Lake (Michigan) Academy, 1915-1916. Bachelor of Arts, Emmanuel Missionary College, Berrien Springs, Michigan, 1921. Doctor of Medicine College of Medical Evangelists, Loma Linda and Los Angeles, California, 1925.

Master of Science in embryology University of Southern California, 1930. Doctor of Medical Science, Teijo University, Tokyo, Japan.


Instructor in anatomy Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, 1926-1929, professor neurology since 1934, head section nervous diseases. Volunteer assistant neurosurgery clinic Doctor Harvey Cushing, 1927. Resident neurology and nerosurgery Los Angeles Company General Hospital, 1929-1933, director Cajal Laboratory Neuropathology, 1934-1968.

Consultant neuropathology, Los Angeles County coroner White Memorial Hospital, Los Los Angeles Founder, organizer medical cadet corps, 1935, organized 47th General Hospital, 1937. Diplomate National Board Medical Examiners. Fellow American Academy Neurology.

Member California, Los Angeles County medical associations, American Neurological Association, American Academy Forensic Sciences, American Academy Cerebral Palsy, Los Angeles Neurological Society, American Association Neuropathologists, British Anthropological Association.


  • Other Work

    • Author science books, including Commotio Cerebri, 1953. Effects of Alcohol in the Nervous System of Man. Contributor to the Study of Cerebral Anoxia, 1953, Forensic Neuropathology, 1964, others.

      Author and editor, Medical Cadet Corps Training Manual, 1942, 43. Author essays and articles professional journals.


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Married Margaret Louise Farnsworth, June 10, 1939.

Philip Albert Courville

Emma Amelia (Kroupa) Courville

Margaret Louise Farnsworth