Dr. Adolph L. Sahs

31MD Achievement 1981

Six years after his retirement as professor and head of the Department of Neurology at the University of Iowa, Dr. Sahs is still active as Chief of the Neurology Service at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Iowa City, as attending physician to the in-patient services of University Hospitals and as a participant in two research programs.

Dr. Sahs has been President of the American Neurological Association and of the American Academy of Neurology. He was active in the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness and served on its council and study committees. He was a member and president of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

He served the Veterans Administration for years as a local consultant and as a consultant to the Central Office.

Dr. Sahs has over 130 publications to his credit. He is an Emeritus Member of the Board of Directors of the Epilepsy Foundation of America and a member of the Medical Advisory Board of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

He also serves as a Co-Editor of Neurology Review and as a consultant to Westat Research, Rockville, MD., on the Guillain-Barre syndrome.

Dr. Sahs received his MD from the UI in 1931. He lettered in baseball at Iowa in the late 1920s.

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