Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Heilman, Kenneth M. (1938–)

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Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_626

Name and Degrees

Dr. Kenneth M. Heilman attended college at the University of Virginia College of Arts and Sciences from 1956 to 1959. He subsequently received his M.D. from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 1963. He completed 2 years of postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at Cornell University Medical Center’s Bellevue Hospital. In 1965, he enrolled in the US Air Force and became Chief of Medicine at the NATO hospital in Izmir, Turkey. Upon discharge from military service, he obtained a neurology residency and fellowship at the Harvard Neurological Unit of Boston City Hospital, where he was mentored by Dr. Derek Denny-Brown and Dr. Norman Geschwind.

Major Appointments

  • University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, Distinguished Professor, 1998–present.

  • North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida, Chief of Neurology, 1996–2008.

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, James...

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References and Readings

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Emory UniversityAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Emory University/Rehabilitation MedicineAtlantaUSA