Four graduates of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University were honored last spring during the 2016 Class Reunion celebration for MD alumni who graduated in years ending in 1 and 6.
The Paige M. and Henry P. Laughlin Alumnus of the Year Award RECOGNIZING ALUMNI WHOSE CONTRIBUTIONS TO MEDICINE HAVE HAD A LASTING IMPACT
R. Michael Scott, MD ’66, is one of America’s leading pediatric neurosurgeons. It was under Scott’s tutelage that Boston Children’s Hospital became the largest and most respected pediatric neurosurgery center in the world. Scott is Neurosurgeon-in-Chief-Emeritus and the Christopher K. Fellows Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery at Boston Children’s today. He’s also Professor of Neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School. A leader in his field, Scott has been President of the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons, Director of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, and Chair of the American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery. At Temple, Scott is part of a family legacy that began with his father, Michael Scott, MD, who chaired the Department of Neurosurgery for three decades. Scott’s mother, Catherine Scott, was a Temple nurse. His brother, Richard Scott, MD ’68, is an internationally recognized orthopedic surgeon who has likewise been recognized by the school. Scott, too, has given generously of his time and largesse — to the benefit of patients, profession, and alma mater.
| TEMPLE HEALTH MAGAZINE | FALL 2016
SAMEER A. KHAN
R. Michael Scott, MD ’66
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