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Alan Lockwood, MD, FAAN, FANA


Oberlin, Ohio

Alan Lockwood, MD, FAAN, FANA, has been an active member of PSR for over three decades, is a past president of PSR, and currently serves as a member of PSR’s board of directors. Dr. Lockwood is an Emeritus Professor of Neurology and Nuclear Medicine at the University at Buffalo. He is an elected Fellow of the American Neurological Association and a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Lockwood is the author of more than 200 publications on diverse scientific topics including hepatic encephalopathy, medical problems of musicians, functional imaging of the auditory system and tinnitus, medical ethics, and environmental toxicants. He was the lead author of PSR’s report Coal’s Assault on Human Health. Dr. Lockwood is also the author of two peer-reviewed books on health and the environment, The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health (2012, MIT Press), and Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet (2016, MIT Press). Dr. Lockwood received his medical degree at Cornell University Medical College and was trained in Neurology at the University of California San Francisco.