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Healthcare Directory—Robert C. Griggs MD

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Robert C. Griggs MD

Robert C. Griggs MD

Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Medical School / Professional School:
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology-Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology-Vascular Neurology

Dr. Griggs is Professor of Neurology, Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics and Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He was Chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester (1986-2008). He received his BA from the University of Delaware and his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He received training in Internal Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and the University of Rochester where he was Chief Resident in Medicine and Fellow in Immunology. He trained in Neurology at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the University of Rochester. Dr. Griggs is an internist/neurologist specializing in neuromuscular diseases with a focus on experimental therapeutics. He has directed an NIH-funded training program in the Experimental Therapeutics of Neurological Disease since 1989. He has published over 350 scientific papers and 24 texts which span the fields of medicine and neurology. He served as President of the Association of University Professor of Neurology (1994-1996). He has served on the Council of the American Neurological Association. He served as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology (1997-2007). He is Neurology Editor of Cecil Textbook of Medicine and an Editor of Cecil Essentials of Medicine. He was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences in 1998. Dr. Griggs was President (2009-2011) of the American Academy of Neurology.


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