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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Michael Pranzatelli  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;


-- Michael Pranzatelli on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Dr. Michael R. Pranzatelli joined the faculty of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield as a professor of neurology and pediatrics.

Biographical and Professional Information

Michael R. Pranzatelli is a physician-scientist, author of more than one-hundred non-fiction articles published in books and journals, and named as one of the Best Doctors in America. He has received numerous honors, grants, awards; serves as guest editor and ad hoc reviewer; and is respected in his field as a teacher and innovator. He writes avidly both for the general reader as well as for the professional and is a member of the American Medical Writers Association.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Unforgettable Faces: Through the Eyes of a Nurse Practitioner
ISBN: 0967336503

Atheneum Pr. 1999

Set in major New York City clinics, this creative, non-fiction narrative features human interest stories. Its uplifting and positive human journey through the gamut of emotions makes it a compelling page turner. Unforgettable Faces explores the bonds between a nurse practitioner and her patients, her struggle to be true to herself and her professional role, and the obstacles she encounters. Succinct, updated health information for the health- conscious consumer follows each story.



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