Title: Visiting Professor of Neurology
Company: University of Texas School of Medicine
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Jack N. Alpert, MD, Visiting Professor of Neurology at University of Texas School of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in neurology.
Inspired by the influence of his grandfather and uncle, who were both physicians, Dr. Alpert channeled his interest in brain function into, becoming a renowned neurologist. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts from Johns Hopkins University in 1960 and a Doctor of Medicine from the Tufts University School of Medicine in 1964. Continuing his medical requirements, he then completed an internship in medicine at the New England Center Hospital and a residency in neurology at Mount Sinai Hospital. Notably, Dr. Alpert served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1970. Shortly thereafter, he became board-certified in neurology and a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.
Joining the University of Texas School of Medicine in 1986, Dr. Alpert excelled as a clinical associate professor of neurology until 1994. Simultaneously, he had worked for St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston, Texas been as chief of the Department of Neurology from 1986 to 2008, as well as in private practice from 1971 to 2012. Dr. Alpert went on to serve the University of Texas, Houston as a professor of neurology for two years, in which he was named Best Teacher of Neurology in 2014. He was also a visiting professor of neurology at the University of Texas School of Medicine in 2019 and 2020. Alongside his feats, Dr. Alpert is the author of “The Neurologic Diagnosis, A Practical Bedside Approach 2nd Edition 2019, 1st Ed. 2011,” as well as a contributor of articles to medical journals. To attest to his legacy, he can also be found in the 65th edition of Who’s Who in America and the 24th and 25th editions of Who’s Who in the South and Southwest. In his spare time, Dr. Alpert enjoys playing chess, mountain climbing and bicycling. He also cherishes his time with his wife, Ruth, and their children Richard, Ariela and Jessica in remembering their late son and brother, Daniel.
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