A Historical Review of African Americans in Neurology: Focus on Women in Vascular NeurologyView All Events
Please join Dr. Alexis Simpkins for the Herbert Rosenbaum History of Neurology Lecture as she reviews the history of African Americans in Neurology, specifically focusing on women in Vascular Neurology.
Free and open to the public:
Online via Webex Live auto-captions will be available.
Throughout her training, Dr. Simpkins conducted NIH funded translational research on cutting edge translational stroke research on novel acute stroke treatments, stroke prevention, and advanced brain imaging. Over the course of her career, she has been the recipient of multiple awards for her clinical care, educational achievements, and research contributions. Dr. Simpkins is also an Assistant Editor of the eNeurological Science Journal, on the editorial board of the Journal of Neuroimaging, Guest Editor for Neurological Sciences, and a Special Section Editor for the Stroke Journal. Throughout her career, she has also volunteered in community outreach programs and mentors students, fellows, and residents during their training. She created and was the director of the CREST Initiative at University of Florida Vascular Neurology division, which was an initiative designed to promote research and career development of students, trainees, post-docs, and fellows in the field of stroke. She is also an active member of the American Heart Association Stroke Council.
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