Dr. Hamill and the Soul of Neurology

I delivered these comments to 300 people at a testimonial dinner in honor of Dr. Robert Hamill, chairman of the neurology program at the University of Vermont, on Oct. 16, 2009. Both of the past presidents of the Vermont chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association (I’m one of them) and the current president, Michael O’Connor, spoke, as did two of his colleagues, his long-time nurse, Jean Baker, the national APDA president, and Dr. Hamill’s three daughters.

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