Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

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Archive for January 2013

Dr. Wilder Graves Penfield, Specialist in Epilepsy

An American citizen, Dr. Penfield came to Canada to delve into research on the brain.  Specializing in epilepsy and brain disorders, he founded the world-renowned Montreal Neurological Institute in 1934. Wilder Graves Penfield was a destined to be a man of substance. Born in Spokane, Washington on January 25, 1891, his mother moved the family… (read more)