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neuroethicist , pain specialist , Neuroscientist

James Joseph Giordano, American Neuroscientist, educator. Avocations: aviation, weight lifting, equestrian activities, judo, piano. M C. Recipient Presidential Point of Light award President George Bush, 1991. Fellow American Board Disability Analysts, International Aerospace Medical Association, Society United States Navy Flight Surgeons, Aeromed. Engineering Society, National Academy Neuropsychiatrists.

Background

Giordano, James Joseph was born on September 22, 1959 in Staten Island, New York, United States. Son of James and Gloria (Timpone) Giordano.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Peter's College, Jersey City, 1981. Master of Arts, Norwich University, 1982. Master of Philosophy, City University of New York, 1985.

Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy cum laude, City University of New York, 1986.

Career

Research assistant Einstein Medical College, Bronx, New York, 1983-1986. Research fellow Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1986-1988. Assistant professor neuroscience Drake University, Des Moines, 1988-1992.

Director pain research Iowa Methodist Hospital, 1990-1992. Commissioned lieutenant United States Navy, 1992, division officer Pensacola, Florida, 1992-1993, department head aerospace physiology Cherry Point, North Carolina, 1993—1996. Neurology professor Lamar University, Texas, 1996—2000.

Director pain program, behavioral medicine HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, 1996—2000. Professor neuroscience, philosophy, ethics University Oxford, since 2009, senior research associate, Wellcome Center Neuroethics. Director, Center Neurotech.

Studies Potomac Institute, Virginia, since 2009. Visiting professor department pathology/psychiatry University Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1996-2005. Samueli-Rockefeller professor neuroscience, ethics Georgetown University, Washington, 2005-2009.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Academy Pain Management, American Society Behavioral Medicine.

Membership

Fellow American Board Disability Analysts, International Aerospace Medical Association, Society United States Navy Flight Surgeons, Aeromed. Engineering Society, National Academy Neuropsychiatrists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Weightlifting, Judo, piano, aviation.

Connections

Married Sherry (nee Loveless).

father:
James Giordano

mother:
Gloria (Timpone) Giordano

spouse:
Ginger Heathman.