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    Barrie J. Hurwitz, MB, MRCP, FCP(SA) - Neurology
     

    Barrie J. Hurwitz, MB, MRCP, FCP(SA) - Neurology

    Dr. Barrie J. Hurwitz reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Hurwitz is Associate Professor of Neurology and Associate Professor of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He has served as principal investigator on several research projects regarding the treatment of multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and Guillain-Barré syndrome.

    Education and Training

    MB: Witwatersrand University Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1968

    Internship in Medicine and Surgery: Johannesburg General Hospital, Witwatersrand University Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1968?1969

    Senior House Officer in Medicine and Pediatrics: Johannesburg General Hospital, Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1970?1971

    Residency in Internal Medicine, including Cardiology and Neurology Rotations: Johannesburg General Hospital, Witwatersrand University Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1971?1973

    Fellowship in Neurology: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1974?1976

    Certifications

    College of Physicians of South Africa

    Royal College of Physicians (London, Glasgow, Edinburgh)

    Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    Academic Appointments

    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC:

    • Associate Professor, Community and Family Medicine, 1986?present
    • Associate Professor of Neurology, Department of Medicine, 1986?present
    • Assistant Professor, Community and Family Medicine, 1985?1986
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine (Neurology), 1978?1985

    Clinical Assistant Professor in Neurology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1977?1978

    Instructor in Neurology, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1976?1977

    Financial Disclosure

    Compensation for lectures received from:

    • Serono Labs, Inc.
    • Novartis
    • Berlex Laboratories

    Last Revised: January 27, 2010

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