Pub. date: 2008 | Online Pub. Date: April 21, 2008 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412963855 | Print ISBN: 9781412941860 | Online ISBN: 9781412963855| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Ramsay Hunt, James (1872/74–1937)
Kelly Boyer Sagert
James Ramsay Hunt (birth years reported to be both 1872 and 1874) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is known for his significant work in neurology. Because of his research in the field, a number of neurological disorders contain his name; consequently, Hunt has frequently been labeled as the preeminent neurologist of the 20th century. Hunt obtained his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1893. He then studied in notable universities around the world, including those in Paris, Vienna, ...