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Donald Farrell, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Farrell has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the health care industry

He is well known for his research in the genetics of in-born errors of metabolism related to electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology.

    MARANA, AZ, April 02, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Donald Farrell, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Farrell celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Farrell holds the title of professor emeritus of neurology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He began his career at the university as an assistant professor in 1971, and retired as a professor of neurology in 2006. He also acted as a medical advisor with the United Leurodystrophy Association from 1975 to 1985. He is a fellow of the American Neurological Association and the American Academy of Neurology, lifetime member of the Clinical Neurophysiology Association, and member of Alpha Omega Alpha.

Dr. Farrell decided to pursue a career in radiology while in medical school after a professor of his inspired him to narrow his field in that direction. He is grateful for the inspiration and mentorship he received from Dr. Steven, a great clinician, and Richard Pain, who offered Dr. Farrell advice in the beginnings of his career in medicine. Dr. Farrell graduated from George Washington University with a Doctor in Medicine, with distinction, in 1965. He previously studied at the University of the Pacific from 1958 to 1961, and at the University of Arizona from 1957 to 1958. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is certified to practice in clinical neurophysiology by the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology. He has contributed numerous articles to scientific journals and has authored chapters in books. He is well known for his research in the genetics of in-born errors of metabolism related to electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology. Dr. Farrell was also the first to describe a genetic disease in humans that can be found in Siamese cats. Recognized for his success in his field, he was listed in Who's Who in America in 2015.

Aside from the contributions made throughout his career, Mr. Farrell also served his country as an Airman, Second Class, in the United States Air Force from 1955 to 1958. He is the son of Francis Joseph and Sybil Lorane Farrell and has been married to Eleanor Margaret Peter for 55 years. They have six children: Katherine, Bryan, Meka, Soren, Carson and Liam. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Farrell has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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