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Douglas N. Buchanan

educator , neurologist.

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