Frederick E. Lepore

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Neurologist

Frederick E. Lepore is Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology at Rutgers University/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He was formerly Chief of the Neurology Service at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Acting Chairman of the medical school’s Department of Neurology. Lepore has published over 120 scientific articles, book chapters, photographs, and illustrations. He is the inventor of the “Optic Nerve Test Card.” His research areas have ranged from abnormal eye movements, sources of ocular pain, visual hallucinations in the blind, battlefield neurology in World War I, fatal neurologic disease (Lytico-Bodig) on Guam, the visual aura of migraine, “mind-blindness,” and the brain of Albert Einstein. He graduated with an A.B. (English) from Princeton University and received his M.D. from the University of Rochester. He obtained additional medical training at The National Hospital for Nervous Diseases at Queen Square, The Neurological Institute of New York, University of Michigan, University of Virginia, and the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.