Dr. Matthew Menken is the Former Clinical Professor of Medicine and Neurology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, a post which he held beginning in 1982. Prior to that, he was Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology from 1977 to 1982 and Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology from 1973 to 1977.
Dr. Menken was educated at the Central High School, Philadelphia, PA then the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. He studied Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts and graduated as M.D. cum laude in 1962. His post-graduate experience, in summary, includes Internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, Clinical Associate in the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland and Fellow in Neurology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY. He has been in Practice as a Neurology physician in New Brunswick and Somerset, NJ since 1969.
Dr. Menken is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1971), a Diplomate of the American Board of Electroencephalography (1979), a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP, 1988) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (1978). He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Electroencephalographic Society, the Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Disease, the American Medical Association, the Medical Society of New Jersey, the Boylston Medical Society and the American Medical Encephalographic Association. Dr. Menken has Honors including Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha, Harvard Medical School (1962).
In addition to his academic and clinical positions, Dr. Menken holds a number of special appointments. Most notably, he is an Examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a member of the Medical Expert Advisory Panel, N.J. State Board of Medical Examiners, and a member of the Editorial Board of the Archives of Neurology. He is Chairman of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Medical Education (1988), Co-Chair of the Consensus Development Conference on the Scope of Neurological Practice in the United Kingdom, Royal College of Physicians of London, 1985, Co-Chair of the Working Group for Neurology, Royal College of Physicians of London, United Kingdom (1993) and World Federation of Neurology Liaison Officer to World Health Organizatio, Geneva, Switzerland, 2000 to 2002.
Dr. Menken is a prolific writer of medical articles and has a vast list of publications to his name. A list can be provided on request.
Matthew Menken MD, FACP. Neurology Physician, New Jersey