Irving Spitz, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, is an avid music aficionado, traveler and photographer. He writes, reviews and lectures on music, art, history, travel and medical topics.
All about Irving
He graduated as a physician from Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg, South Africa and subsequently obtained his PhD and DSc from the same University. In 1997 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London. He is Emeritus Professor of Endocrinology at Ben Gurion University in Israel and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York. He is a member of several scientific societies, has authored some 230 publications, lectures extensively throughout the world and consults for several international pharmaceutical companies.
His eclectic range of interests include music, art, photography, archeology, history and cartography of the Holy land. He often lectures on these subjects. He is also the Music Editor of Education Update, a monthly magazine published in New York.