Jerald Winakur

Author of “Memory Lessons—A Doctor’s Story“

Jerald Winakur, MD, MACP graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, practiced internal and geriatric medicine for 36 years and taught at the The Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics for 18 years at UTHealth—San Antonio. His book, “Memory Lessons—A Doctor’s Story“ (Hyperion, 2009), relates the journey through Alzheimer’s Disease he took with his father. He has also written a volume of poetry, “Human Voices Wake Us,” in the “Literature and Medicine” series published by Kent State University Press (2017).

Interviewed by Moyez Jiwa