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Nelson Howard Hendler, American physician, health facility administrator, director. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology. Recipient Janet Travell award American Academy Pain Management; Falk fellow American Psychiatric Association, 1975.


Hendler, Nelson Howard was born on August 15, 1944 in New York City. Son of Albert and Winifred (Siff) Hendler.


Bachelor, Princeton University, 1966. Doctor of Medicine, University Maryland, 1972. Master of Science, University Maryland, 1974.


Resident in psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1975;assistant professor neurosurgery school medicine, Johns Hopkins University, since 1975;owner, clinical director, Mensana Clinic, Stevenson, Maryland., since 1978;associate professor physiology school dental surgery, U. Maryland., since 1986. President Pyramid Farms Crayfish Inc., Cambridge, Maryland. Chairman of the Board M.D. Pain Clinics, since 1997.

Board directors Mensana Diagnostics Corporation, Columbia Bank,1994-1996, National Heritage Life Insurance Company, 1993-1995.


Board directors Maryland Mental Health Association, Baltimore, 1976-1978, Baltimore Zoological Society, 1978-1985. Board directors American Organization Rehabilitation through Training, since 1983, president Baltimore chapter. Board directors American Technion Society, 1980-1992, president Baltimore chapter.

Fellow Academy Psychosomatic Medicine, American Psychiatric Association. Member American Institute Stress (vice president 1978-1989), International Society Study of Pain, American Academy Pain Management (board directors since 2002, president 2006), American Pain Foundation (board directors 1997-1901), Israeli Pain Society (honorary), Princeton University Alumni Association Maryland (board directors, president), Princeton Club New York City, Safari International Club, Loch Raven Skeet and Trap Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bird hunting, skeet and trap shooting, fishing, record big game hunter.


Married Lee Meyerhoff, October 20, 1974 (divorced November 2005). Children: Lee Samuel, Alexander, Lindsay, Josepha.