Dr. Kevin L. McKinley

 

 

Age: 45

 

Summary: neurogologist and chairman of the Department of Neurology at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana who helped expand the neurology department at Ochsner bringing it both regional and national recognition, who specialized in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease), multiple sclerosis (MS), peripheral neuropathy, myasthenia gravis and stroke, who won numerous awards and honors for his teaching and research excellence while he served on several boards and committees during his career including the National MS Society, Louisiana Chapter Clinical Advisory Committee, and the Clinical Advisory Board for the National EMS Society, who was an active clinical researcher who frequently contributed articles to professional journals and often made presentations as an invited speaker.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack suffered in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

 

Born: April 24, 1961

 

Died: October 5, 2006

 

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana