- Retired surgeon and actual United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
|Real name:||Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr.|
Ben Carson Height
|How tall is Ben Carson?||182 cm / 6 ft 0 in|
|Born:||18 September 1951 Comment |
|How old is Ben Carson in 2021? / Age: ||70 years
|Where was Ben Carson born?||Detroit, Michigan, USA|
Who is Ben Carson? / Facts
- Born in Detroit, Michigan, and a graduate of Yale University and the University of Michigan Medical School, Carson has authored numerous books on his medical career and political stances, and was the subject of a television drama film in 2009
- He was the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland from 1984 until his retirement in 2013
- As a pioneer in neurosurgery, Carson's achievements include performing the first and only successful separation of Siamese twins joined at the back of the head, pioneering the first successful neurosurgical procedure on a fetus inside the womb, performing the first completely successful separation of type-2 vertical craniopagus twins, developing new methods to treat brain-stem tumors and reviving hemispherectomy techniques for controlling seizures
- Carson became the youngest chief of pediatric neurosurgery in the country at age 33
- He has received more than 60 honorary doctorate degrees, dozens of national merit citations, and written over 100 neurosurgical publications
- In 2008, he was bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States
- Carson's widely publicized speech at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast catapulted him to conservative fame for his views on social and political issues
- On May 4, 2015, Carson announced he was running for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election at a rally in his hometown of Detroit
- In March 2016, following the Super Tuesday primaries, he suspended his campaign and announced he would be the new national chairman of My Faith Votes, a group that encourages Christians to exercise their civic duty to vote
- Carson then endorsed the candidacy of Donald Trump
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- Yale University (1969–1973)
- University of Michigan Health System
- Southwestern High School
- University of Michigan
- Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams.
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Last update: 07 March 2017
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