Dr. Couch is born in Bryan, Texas.
Dr. Couch receives a Bachelor of Science in zoology from Texas A&M University.
Dr. Couch receives a Doctor of Medicine from Baylor University.
Dr. Couch receives a Doctor of Philosophy in physiology from Baylor University.
Dr. Couch becomes an intern at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
Dr. Couch becomes a Fellow in the Laboratory of Neuropharmacology of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).
Dr. Couch becomes a resident in neurology at Washington University in St. Louis.
Dr. Couch studies postgraduate courses at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
Dr. Couch becomes an assistant professor in the Division of Neurology at The University of Kansas Medical Center.
Dr. Couch is promoted to associate professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Dr. Couch becomes a full professor of neurology and chief of the Division of Neurology at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
Dr. Couch joins the Memorial Health System as a consultant of speech and hearing laboratory, and director of the Muscular Dystrophy Clinic and the EEG Laboratory.
Dr. Couch serves as acting chairman of the Department of Medicine at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
Dr. Couch is appointed chairman of the Department of Neurology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Couch is appointed president of the American Headache Society.
Dr. Couch becomes a professor of neurology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Couch is honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and is named a Distinguished Humanitarian by Marquis Who’s Who.
Dr. Couch receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Headache Cooperative of New England.