Guy M. McKhann, MD

Guy McKhann

Title: Professor of Neurology
Company: Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Guy M. McKhann, MD, professor at Johns Hopkins University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements and leadership in neurology.

With nearly 65 years of professional experience, Dr. McKhann has been a professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins University since 1969. In addition to his primary roles, he has served as director of the Zabvyl Kirger Mind Brain Institute since 2004, having held the same position from 1988 to 2000. He was additionally acting director of clinical activities with the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke at the National Institutes of Health from 2000 to 2001, and the head of neurology and the Kennedy Professor of Neurology from 1969 to 1988. Earlier in his career, Dr. McKhann was an assistant and associate professor of pediatrics and neurology at Stanford University from 1963 to 1969.

Dr. McKhann first pursued an education at Harvard University, completing coursework from 1948 to 1951. He continued his studies at Yale University, earning an MD in 1955. He subsequently held an internship with New York Hospital from 1955 to 1956 and was an assistant resident of pediatrics with Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1956 to 1957. He subsequently joined the U.S. Public Health Service and served as a clinical associate with the National Institutes of Health from 1957 to 1960. Dr. McKhann completed a neurology residency with Massachusetts General Hospital from 1960 to 1963.

A respected voice in his areas of interest, Dr. McKhann has been affiliated with a number of professional organizations. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine, the Society of Neuroscientists, the American Neurological Association, the American Neurochemical Society and Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. McKhann has also been recognized as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Royal College of Physicians.

Throughout his career, Dr. McKhann has been recognized for his contributions, including having received an honorary MD from Hebei Medical College. The recipient of the Undergraduate Teaching Award and the Medical Student Teaching Award from Johns Hopkins University, he was also given the Weinstein Goldenson Research Award from United Cerebral Palsy. Dr. McKhann has been named to the Macy Faculty Ward and was a Joseph P. Kennedy Junior Scholar. He has further been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World.

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