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Editor , educator , Neurosurgeon

Robert Henry Wilkins, American neurosurgeon, editor, educator. Diplomate American Board Neurological Surgery. Recipient Travel award Copenhagen, National Institute Neurological Diseases and Blindness, 1965, Royal Australasian College Surgeons, Foundation lecturer Adelaide 1986.

Background

Wilkins, Robert Henry was born on August 18, 1934 in Pittsburgh. Son of George H. and Mary M. (Lemon) Wilkins.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1955. Doctor of Medicine, University Pittsburgh, 1959.

Career

Intern, resident general surgery, Duke U. Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1959-1961;resident neurosurgery, Duke U. Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1963-1968;assistant professor neurosurgery, Duke U. Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1968-1972;professor neurosurgery, Duke U. Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, since 1976;chief division neurosurgery, Duke U. Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1976-1996;clinical associate surgery branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland., 1961-1963;department chairman neurosurgery, Scott and White Clinic, Temple, Texas, 1972-1975;associate professor neurosurgery, U. Pittsburgh, 1975-1976. Lecturer Cook County Graduate School Medicine, Chicago, since 1976. Attending neurosurgeon Durham Veterans Administration Hospital., 1968-1972, 78-98.

Member National Advisory Council National Institute Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 1989-1992.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Neurological Surgery.

Works

Membership

Fellow American College of Surgeons (governor 1996). Member Congress Neurological Surgeons (president 1979-1980), American Association Neurological Surgeons (treasurer 1989-1992), Southern Neurosurg. Society (secretary 1988-1991, president 1992-1993), Society Neurological Surgeons (vice president 1995-1996), American Board Neurological Surgery (director 1991-1997, chairman 1996-1997), Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: medical writing and editing.

Connections

Married Gloria A. Kohl, December 28, 1957. Children: Michael I., Jeffrey K., Elizabeth A.

father:
George H. Wilkins

mother:
Mary M. (Lemon) Wilkins

spouse:
Gloria A. Kohl

children:
Michael I. Wilkins

Jeffrey K. Wilkins

Elizabeth A. Wilkins