Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Responsibilities

1985 – Present Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA)
    Corresponding Member in Neurology (2018 – Present)
  Instructor in Neurology, Part-time (1985-2018)
1998 – Present Staff Neurologist
Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA
[teaching hospitals of Harvard Medical School]

Board Certification

Certified in NEUROLOGY by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Former Professional Responsibilities

2011 – 2017 Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry

  • President (2011-2012)
  • Secretary (2012-2017)
1998 – 2006 Consultant in Neurology, Harvard University Health Service, Cambridge, MA
1998 – 2006 Consultant in Neurology, M.I.T. Medical Department/Health Services, Cambridge, MA
1990 – 1997 Course Tutor/Instructor, Human Nervous System and Behavior Course, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1986 – 1998 Private Practice of Neurology, Brookline, MA
1986 – 1993 Director of Neurology, The Neurological [Head Injury] Center at Forest Manor, Middleboro, MA
1989 – 1990 Behavioral Neurologist, McLean Hospital — State Head Injury Program, Belmont, MA and Waltham, MA
1984 – 1986 Behavioral Neurologist, McLean Hospital — Bridgewater State Hospital Program, Belmont, MA and Bridgewater, MA
1979 – 1980 General Medical Practitioner in Samoa

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Education and Training

1983 – 1985 Fellowship in Behavioral Neurology, Boston University Medical School and Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center, Boston, MA
1980 – 1983 Residency in Neurology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Winter 1982 Residency elective in clinical neurological research, National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
1978 – 1979 Internship, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1974 – 1978 M.D. Degree, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Autumn 1977 Epidemiology Externship, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
1970 – 1974 B.A. Degree, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

  • Recipient of the Mylonas Scholarship. Awarded by Washington University to four incoming freshmen who have an outstanding record, the scholarship covers tuition plus a stipend for all four undergraduate years.
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Magna cum laude
1972 – 1973 Junior Year Abroad Program, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel


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2. Glick TH, Cranberg LD, Hanscom RB, Sato L: Neurologic patient safety: an in-depth study of malpractice claims. Neurology 2005; 65:1284-1286.
3. Traver J, Cranberg L, Stover E, Forbes N: Cruel and Inhuman Treatment: The Use of Four-Point Restraints in the Onondaga County Public Safety Building, Syracuse, New York. Boston, Mass: Physicians for Human Rights; 1993.
4. Cranberg LD, Lederman J, Lederman G. Sitting posture and peroneal neuropathy [letter]. Muscle and Nerve 1989; 2:424-425.
5. Cranberg LD, Albert ML: The chess mind. In: Obler LK, Fein D, editors. The Exceptional Brain: Neuropsychology of Talent and Special Abilities. New York: Guilford Press, 1988: 156-190.
6. Cranberg LD, Filley CM, Hart EJ, Alexander MP: Acquired aphasia in childhood: clinical and CT investigations. Neurology 1987; 37:1165-1172.
7. Filley CM, Cranberg LD, Alexander MP, Hart EJ: Neurobehavioral outcome after closed head injury in childhood and adolescence. Archives of Neurology 1987; 44:194-198.
8. Cranberg L: Femoral neuropathy from iliac hematoma: report of a case. Neurology 1979; 29(7):1071-2.

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Organizational Affiliations

(partial listing)
Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry – President (2011 – 2012); Secretary (2012 – 2017)
Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology
American Academy of Neurology

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Foreign Languages


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