Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Grand Rounds

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

CME credit available, click here

Attendance must be registered within 6 months of attendance to be awarded credit.

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"Tackling the Toll of Stroke in Africa: Multidimensional, Multidisciplinary, and Multilateral"

Dr. Bruce Ovbiagele

Bruce Ovbiagele, MD, MSc, MAS, MBA, MLS is a vascular neurologist, clinical epidemiologist and health equity scholar, with a focus on reducing the burden of stroke. He is Professor of Neurology and Associate Dean at the University of California, San Francisco, as well as Chief of Staff at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Dr. Ovbiagele leads several funded programs focused on improving stroke outcomes among vulnerable and underserved populations, as well as mentoring early career scholars. So far, his various research activities have contributed substantially to the scientific knowledge base with >560 peer review publications. Dr. Ovbiagele’s work has been recognized with several awards including the American Academy of Neurology American Academy of Neurology Wartenberg Award and Lectureship, International Stroke Conference Feinberg Award and Lectureship, American Heart Association Stroke Council Award and Lectureship, American Heart Association Haddock International Impact Award, and American Academy of Neurology Pessin Research Leadership Award.  He was Chair of the International Stroke Conference (2016-2018) and is currently an Associate Editor for the journal, Stroke. Dr. Ovbiagele is an elected member/fellow of the National Academy of Medicine, Association of American Physicians, Royal College of Physicians, and African Academy of Sciences.