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  • Vascular Neurologist and Director, UNC Health Care Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Clinical Professor, UNC Department of Neurology
  • Chief, Division of Stroke and Vascular Neurology, UNC Department of Neurology
  • Director, UNC Stroke Trials Unit

Clinical Interests

  • Hospitalist neurology, stroke, acute stroke treatments, neurocritical care

Clinical Research Interests

  • Acute stroke interventions and treatments, cellular mechanisms of neuroprotection, intracerebral hemorrhage

Basic Research Interests

  • Pathophysiology of stroke and cellular mechanisms of neuroprotection

Certifications

  • Board Certified, Neurology. American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2002
  • Board Certified, Subspecialty Certification in Vascular Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008

Education/Training

Degrees:
  • MD/PhD in Neurobiology
    Duke University School of Medicine, 1997
  • Internship in Internal Medicine
    Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 1998
Residencies:
  • Residency in Neurology
    Partners Neurology/Massachusetts General Hospital/
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2001
Fellowships:
  • Fellowship in Stroke and Neurologic Critical Care
    Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2002

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