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Neurologist

Jacques André Touchon, Algerian neurologist. Certified psychiatry specialist Medical School Montpellier, 1981, specialist in clinical nurophysiology 1983, neurology specialist 1984. Recipient Panel prize, Conseil Régional, 2000, Academic Palms award, President University Montpellier, 2002, Légion d'Honneur award, President France, 2007.

Background

Touchon, Jacques André was born on January 9, 1946 in Mostaganem, Algeria. Son of Maurice and Marie-Claire Duseigneur Touchon.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Medical School Montpellier, France, 1979.

Career

Assistant chief neurology GUI de Chauliac University Hospital, Montpellier, 1990—2003. Neurology professor Medical School University, since 1990, dean medical school, 2000—2008. Researcher Inserm U888, since 1997.

Chief neurology department Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Gui de Chauliac, University Hospital, since 2003. Deputy mayor charge international affairs City Hall, since 2008. Co-chairman National Research Board Alzheimer’s Disease, Paris, since 2000.

Member European Alzheimer's Disease Consortium EADC, Montpellier, since 2000. Director Center Memory Research & Resources CMRR, Montpellier, since 2002. President French Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Paris, 2002—2004.

President French Federation National Centers Memory Research & Resources, Paris, 2007. Chairman National Brain Research Board, Paris, since 2009. Lieutenant Algerian Army, 1973-1974, Meknes, Morocco.

Achievements

  • Certified psychiatry specialist Medical School Montpellier, 1981, specialist in clinical nurophysiology 1983, neurology specialist 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional medical journals.

Membership

President Society Civile au Conseil Municipal, Montpellier, since 2009, Alzheimer Institute, Paris, since 2003. Administrator Montpellier House, Chengdu, China, since 2009. Member of Rotary Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Literature, music, sports, painting, poetry.

Connections

Married Marie-Christine Vallier, October 4, 1969. Children: Nathanaëlle Stéphanie Zakraoui, Benjamin Cédric.

father:
Maurice Touchon

mother:
Marie-Claire Duseigneur Touchon

spouse:
Marie-Christine Vallier

children:
Nathanaëlle Stéphanie Zakraoui Touchon

Benjamin Cédric Touchon