The Stanley M. Aronson, M.D. Visiting Professor in Neurology at Brown Medical School is held in late spring. It is sponsored by a designated fund within The Neurology Foundation, Inc.
Dr. Stan Aronson has been at Brown since 1970, serving as professor of medical science and, in 1972, as founding dean of the Brown Medical School. Currently, he is Dean of Medicine Emeritus and University professor.
He received his bachelor of science degree from City College of New York, his medical degree from New York University and his master's in public health from Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Aronson trained at Bellevue, Mount Sinai and Memorial-Sloan Kettering Hospitals. He served in the United States Army at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and other sites. He has previously held medical faculty appointments at Columbia, State University of New York, Dartmouth and Yale as well as visiting professorships and lectureships in Asia, South America, Canada, Mexico and the United States. He holds honorary doctorate degrees from Tougaloo College (May, 2005) and Rhode Island College (May, 2006). He is the author of seven texts in neurologic disease, three on aspects of medical history, and has written 350 articles in scientific journals.
He has served on numerous NIH, federal and state committees, councils and commissions. He has worked as a consultant for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the National Institute of Health, National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Rockefeller Foundation. Locally, he was one of the founders of Hospice Care of Rhode Island. Currently, he writes a weekly column about medical history for Rhode Island and Connecticut newspapers.
Past Stanley Aronson, MD
Anne Young, MD PhD
"Huntington's Disease: An Update"
Paul R. McHugh, MD
"Psychiatric Classification and its Relationship to Psychology & Neuroscience"
Daniel P. Perl, MD
"Neurodegeneration on the Island of Guam: Lessons from the Western Pacific"
Jerome B. Posner, MD
"Neurological Complications of Cancer"
Lewis P. Rowland, MD
"What's New in ALS? 10 Personal Choices"