Dr. Sheldon Margulies
Dr. Margulies is uniquely qualified to create audiovisual curricula for middle and high school students. As a neurologist, he understands how the brain works, including how we learn, how we focus our attention, how we retrieve information, and how emotion and motivation affect learning.
Having attended both medical school and law school, having taught neurology to over 2500 medical students and residents, and having authored three educational textbooks, he has honed his teaching skills and is now applying them to improve the way science is taught and to inspire our youth to pursue careers in science.
Dr. Margulies graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1966, and Stanford School of Medicine in 1971, completed an internal medicine residency at McGill University in 1973, and completed a neurology residency at the University of California, San Francisco in 1976. In 1988, he graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law.
Dr. Margulies currently holds the rank clinical assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and at Howard University, having been a clinical assistant professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins University and assistant professor of neurology at the University of Maryland and the University of Alabama. Dr. Margulies is also an inactive member of the Maryland Bar. He has written three educational textbooks, Everyday Doctoring: A New Approach to the Logic and Reasoning of Neurology and Medicine (1986), Learning Law (1992), and The Fascinating Body: How It Works (2004). In his 35 year teaching career, Dr. Margulies has taught over 2500 medical students and residents.