Samuel H. Greenblatt, MD, FAANS(L)

Samuel H. Greenblatt, MD, FAANS(L), is professor emeritus of neurosurgery at Brown University. He received his BA with Honors in History at Cornell in 1961 and an MA from the Johns Hopkins Institute of the History of Medicine in 1964. His MD was obtained at Cornell in 1966, and he completed his residency at Dartmouth in 1974. In 1989, he was a co-founder of the AANS Section on the History of Neurological Surgery; he served as chair of the Section 1991-1993. He was also AANS Historian 2009-2014. In 1995, Dr. Greenblatt was founding Treasurer of the International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN) and president of the ISHN 1999-2000. He is editor of “A History of Neurosurgery in its Scientific and Professional Contexts,” published by the AANS in 1997. Presently, in retirement, Dr. Greenblatt is nearing completion of “John Hughlings Jackson and the Victorian Brain Sciences,” to be published by Oxford.