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Medical educator

David James Brooks, British Medical educator. Recipient numerous grants. Fellow Royal College Physicians; member International Society Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism (director 1993-1997), European Concerted Action on Neural Transplantation.

Background

Brooks, David James was born on December 4, 1949 in Sheffield, England. Son of James Leslie and Doris Margaret (Welply) Brooks.

Education

Bachelor in Chemistry with honors, Oxford University, England, 1972. Bachelor of Medicine, BChir, University College, London, 1979. Doctor of Medicine, London University, 1986.

Doctor of Science, London University, 1998.

Career

Registrar in neurology, Hammersmith Hospital, London, 1985; registrar in neurology, National Hospital, London, 1986-1987; lecturer in neurology, Institute of Neurology, Royal Postgraduate Medical Science, London, 1987-1988; senior lecturer in neurology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, 1988-1991; reader in neurology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, 1991-1993; Hartnett professor of neurology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, since 1993. Chairman medical advisory panel United Kingdom Parkinson's Disease Society, since 1996. Chairman United Kingdom Parkinson's Disease Society Council, since 1997.

Member of advisory panel Medical Research Council.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Movement Disorders, 1994-1998, Journal Neurology/Neurosurgery Psychiatry, Journal Neural Transmission, Synapse, literature editor Cerebrovascular and Brain Metabolism Review, 1990-1991.

Membership

Member scientific. advisory board Michael J. Fox Foundation, since 2001. Member Medical Research Council Neuroscis. Board Medical Research Council Neuroscis.

Board, 2004—2008; Fellow: Academy Medical Science, Royal College Physicians. Member: Movement Disorders Society (chairman science issues committee 1998—2002), European Concerted Action on Neural Transplantation, International Society Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism (director 1993-1997), Athenaeum.

Connections

Married Gillian Patricia Rowlands, July 16, 1988. Children: Christopher James, Andrew Graeme.

father:
James Leslie Brooks

mother:
Doris Margaret (Welply) Brooks

spouse:
Gillian Patricia Rowlands

children:
Andrew Graeme Brooks

Christopher James Brooks