Company: Augusta University
Location: Augusta, Georgia, United States
Durwood E. Neal Jr., Professor at Augusta University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in health care education.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Dr. Neal is renowned in the medical field as an expert in pediatric urology, urology infectious disease, and urinary stones. Currently a professor at Augusta University, he has served as the chair of urology at Southern Illinois University, the University of Missouri in Columbia, and the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa. He has also used his knowledge to review 12 professional journals and to volunteer at the Bedlam Clinic at the University of Oklahoma. Other notable positions include researcher of urinary tract infections and kidney stones, visiting professor at the Northern Mexico Urological Society, and attending physician at the St. Vincent’s Clinic at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Dr. Neal prepared for his career by earning a Bachelor of Science in biology at Texas Christian University and completing a fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 1975, and obtaining an MD from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio in 1981. He interned and completed a residency at the University of Texas Medical School in 1982 and 1987, respectively. Dr. Neal holds medical licenses in the states of Oklahoma, Georgia, and Montana, and is certified in urology by the American Board of Urology.
A respected voice in the field, Dr. Neal is affiliated with the Jefferson Club at the University of Missouri, the study section of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the Urology Section of SMA, the American Urological Association, and the American College of Sergeants. Additionally, he was a grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health.
As a testament to his success, Dr. Neal was honored with a Crimson Apple Teaching Award from the College of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma in 2013 and a fellowship from the RCEAS Emeritus Faculty at Lehigh University. In his free time, Dr. Neal he enjoys ice hockey.
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