Harvey S. Singer MDProfessor Emeritus, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Faculty, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland
Harvey S. Singer, MD, is currently Professor Emeritus at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and active faculty member at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. He grew up in the Bronx and Long Island, went to college and medical school in Ohio (Oberlin College and Western Reserve Univ.), did his pediatric training in Chicago and Cleveland, and his pediatric neurology residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. After completing his training, Dr Singer remained on the active faculty at Hopkins for 45 years. He was Director of Pediatric Neurology from 1991 – 2011. He was the first recipient (2013) of the Child Neurology Society’s Blue Bird Circle Training Program Director Award and a Hower Award lecturer (2016). His clinical research interests include movement disorders, especially Tourette syndrome, stereotypic movements, and proposed autoimmune disorders. His translational research-oriented laboratory focuses on the neurobiology of stereotypic movements and tics. He has been the recipient of federal and private grants, authored numerous original articles, chapters, and three books. He enjoys biking, travel, visiting his five grandchildren, and work.