Dr. Natelson attended the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia for both his undergraduate and medical degrees. He then trained in neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. He received additional post-doctoral training in Behavioral Medicine (the science of how stress influences disease) at Cornell University’s New York Hospital and at the Walter Reed Institute of Research in Washington DC. Thereafter he moved to New Jersey to UMDNJ where he advanced through the ranks to Professor of Neurology and Neurosciences. Currently he holds the title of Emeritus Professor of Neurology and Neurosciences at UMDNJ and a new title of Professor of Neurology at at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the medical school associated with BIMC.