Category:Oliver Sacks

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Oliver Wolf Sacks, CBE (9 July 1933 – 30 August 2015) was a British-American neurologist, naturalist, and author. He was Professor of Neurology at New York University School of Medicine.

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Oliver Sacks 
British neurologist and writer
Date of birth 9 July 1933
Date of death 30 August 2015
Greenwich Village
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • writer
  • chemist
  • physician
  • neurologist
  • science communicator
  • screenwriter
  • university teacher
Member of
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters (2015, 1996)
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Field of work
  • neurology
Work location
Notable work
  • Awakenings
  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
Award received
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
  • Commander of the Order of the British Empire (2008)
  • George Polk Award (1993)
  • Lewis Thomas Prize (2001)
  • Hawthornden Prize (1974)
  • Oskar Pfister Award (1988)
(English) Official website
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