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Howard S. Kirshner, M.D. – Professor of Neurology and Vice-Chairman

Dr. Kirshner earned his B.A. from Williams College in 1968, graduating summa cum laude. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1972, cum laude, and served as an intern in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Kirshner spent two years as a staff associate in the Laboratory of Perinatal Physiology at the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke from 1973-1975. He completed his residency in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, and also served a clinical fellowship at Harvard Medical School from 1975 – 1978. In 1978, Dr. Kirshner joined the faculty at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine as assistant professor in neurology. In 1980 he also took a position as assistant professor of the Division of Hearing and Speech Sciences, and became an associate professor in both entities in 1983.

 

The full text from http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/ regarding Dr. Howard Kirshner can be found at http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=neurology&doc=26237.

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Link: Medicare IVIG Access Document

This document comes from gpo.gov and discusses Medicare IVIG access. The full text can be found at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/PLAW-112publ242/html/PLAW-112publ242.htm.

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Link: New clinic software to advance rare disease treatment

Marshfield Clinic has made researching and finding treatments for rare diseases a little easier.

A software program developed at the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation will be available at no cost to health care institutions and patient advocacy groups to develop rare disease registries to be included in the Global Rare Diseases Patient Registry Data Repository, or GRDR.

The full text of this article can be found at http://www.marshfieldnewsherald.com/. The article refers to a clinic in Marshfield, WI USA.

 

Copyright © News-Herald Media December 6, 2014 | by Marisa Cuellar

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