Scott Pomeroy, MD, PhD
Scott Pomeroy is the Bronson Crothers Professor of Neurology and Director of the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center of Harvard Medical School, and since 2005 Chairman of the Department of Neurology and Neurologist-in-Chief of Boston Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Pomeroy received his MD and PhD from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed Pediatric residency at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and residency in Child Neurology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University St. Louis.
Dr. Pomeroy returned to Boston Children’s Hospital in 1991 to join the faculty of the Department of Neurology. He received the CNS Young Investigator Award in 1989 and was the first recipient of the Compassionate Caregiver Award of the Kenneth Schwartz Center in 1999. He has also received the Sidney Carter Award from the American Academy of Neurology and the Daniel Drake Medal from the University of Cincinnati for his work on medulloblastoma. He serves as President-elect of the Child Neurology Foundation, and in 2017 was elected as a member of the National Academy of Medicine.