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    Michael Doherty

    Michael D. Doherty


    Professor of Neuroscience

    Dr. Michael Doherty received his Ph.D. from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His M.Sc. is also from McGill University, and his B.A. is from Concordia University in Montreal.

    Prior to joining UMHS, Dr. Doherty was chair of the Neuroscience Department at the Medical University of the Americas, Nevis, West Indies.

    Dr. Doherty also has taught at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York, and he was an instructor in the Science Outreach Program in New York City, a program for elementary, middle school, and highschool students.

    Dr. Doherty was a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Neurobiology/Neuroscience at Weill Medical College.

    He did postdoctoral research at Rutgers University in New Jersey, and he was a postgraduate research assistant in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at McGill University.