David C. Good graduated from Berlin High School in 1966. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from UW-Madison and later his M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) from that school. He spent his residency at the University of Minnesota Hospital, Minneapolis, in Neurology.
He is an academic neurologist and has been Professor and Chair of Neurology at Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pa. since 2004. Previously he served on the faculty of Southern Illinois University in Springfield and Wake Forrest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. He is certified through the National Board of Medical Examiners: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; and American Society of Neurorehabiltation. The list of Consultant and Staff appointments for him is long and impressive.
Dr. Good’s career has involved research, patient care and teaching medical students and resident physicians. He very much enjoys the teaching aspect of his duties. He is an internationally known researcher and educator in the field of Rehabilitative Neurology, specializing in strokes.
Throughout his career he has published many scientific articles, book chapters, and three books. He has been invited to give lectures throughout the U.S. and world-wide. He has accepted leadership roles in several scientific and professional organizations. Many honors have come his way, among them: Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Omega: Alpha (Medical Honor Society); ‘Best Doctors in the U. S.’ and ‘America’s Top Physicians.’ “He absolutely loves his work; it is his passion and far more than a vocation,” stated his nominator.
Dr. Good stated “I still consider Wisconsin my ‘home’ and am grateful to the many outstanding teachers at Berlin High School who supported my education and encouraged my future career.