Robert Clancy is a native of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania who received his Bachelor of Science degrees in mathematics and chemistry from Georgetown University and medical doctor degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore Maryland. He performed his internship and residency training in general pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and pediatric neurology and clinical neurophysiology fellowships at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto California.
He joined the faculty of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1981 and is now Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics. He is the founder and former director of the Pediatric Regional Epilepsy Program of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. His clinical and research interests include neonatal electroencephalography, neonatal seizures, neuroprotection, pediatric EEG and epilepsy. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles and co-author of the three-volume collection: “Atlas of Electroencephalography” and the interactive DVDs “The Normal Neonatal EEG” and “The Abnormal Neonatal EEG and Seizures”. He currently lives in Wayne, Pennsylvania and enjoys doting on his wife Monica, daughters Maggie, Maira, Caitlin, Kelly and Laura and granddaughter Fiona.