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Neurologist

Marcos Turner, Argentinian Neurologist. Medical diplomate. Named Amb. for Epilepsy Epilepsy International, 1981.

Background

Turner, Marcos was born on December 18, 1923 in Rosario, Argentina. Son of Samuel and Rosa (Spunguins) Turner.

Education

Medical surgeon medicine, Litoral U., Rosario, 1946; Doctor of Medicine, Litoral U., Rosario, 1950.

Career

Chief Electroencephalogram and Electromyography department, Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, 1955-1977; chief Electroencephalogram and Electromyography department, Hospital de Niños, Buenos Aires, 1956-1976; chief Electroencephalogram and Electromyography department, Hospital Britanico, Buenos Aires, 1961-1990; assistant professor neurology, Faculty Medicine, Buenos Aires (Argentina) U., 1963-1973; associate professor neurology, Faculty Medicine, Buenos Aires (Argentina) U., 1973-1983; director, Instituto de la Epilepsia, Buenos Aires, since 1975.

Achievements

  • Medical diplomate.

Membership

Fellow Hetkoen Institute for Clinical Research. Member Society Argentina Neurologia, Society Argentina Neurologia Infantil, Society Argentina de Electroencephalogram y Neurofisiologia Clinica (president 1966-1968), Liga Argentina Contrala Epilepsia (president 1982-1984), Society Electroencephalogram et Neurophysiologia (foreign member), Institute de la Epilepsia de Alce.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, sailing, swimming.

Connections

Married Nilde Rosellini, November 18, 1954 (deceased September 1974). Children: Laura Elizabeth, Flavia Daniela. Married ElsaSolari, December 15, 1978 (divorced October 1989).

1 child, Marcos Martin.

father:
Samuel Turner

mother:
Rosa (Spunguins) Turner

spouses:
Nilde Rosellini

ElsaSolari

children:
Laura Elizabeth Turner

Flavia Daniela Turner

Marcos Martin Turner