Miriam Sydney Joseph Professorship in Neurology
Samuels, an internationally known clinical neurologist with expertise in the relationship between neurology and general medicine, maintains an active clinical practice at BWH and is consistently sought for consultation on complex neurological problems. His career-long research focus is on the nervous system and its effect on organs as well as the brain’s ability to cause or prevent disease. In addition to a robust clinical and research career, Samuels has been lauded for his contributions as an educator, and was the first recipient of the Harvard Medical School Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
The professorship honors the memory of Samuels’ parents and was established through the generosity of Samuels’ colleagues, friends, and BWH. Upon his retirement from HMS, the professorship will be renamed the Martin A. Samuels Professorship in Neurology in his honor.
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alleviating human suffering caused by disease