Who Was Hyman Spotnitz?

Hyman Spotnitz was born on September 29, 1908 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the oldest of five siblings and grew up in Boston’s North End. After graduating from public school, he attended Harvard University, and in 1934 he earned a medical degree from Friedrich Wilhelm University in Berlin. From there, he continued on at Columbia University, where he earned a Medical Science degree in neurology in 1939. (more…)