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SORCan Members Canada

Gustavo Saposnik (Chair, Project Leader) MD MSc FAHA FRCPC PubMed
Associate Professor and Clinician Scientist
Director, Stroke Outcomes Research Center
Department of Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (iHPME)
St. Michael’s Hospital – University of Toronto
Scientist, Canadian Partnership for Stroke recovery
55 Queen St E – Suite 931
Toronto, ON, M5C 1R6
Tel: 416.864.5155
Web: Profile & Publications

Mark Bayley MD FRCPC FAHA PubMed
Brain and Spinal Cord Rehab Program,
UHN Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and
Division of Physiatry, Department of Medicine,
University of Toronto
Scientist, Canadian Partnership for Stroke recovery
Adjunct Scientist, ICES
Room 3-131 at 550 University Avenue
Toronto M5G2A2 – Canada
Tel: (416) 597 3422 ext 3943

Sandra E. Black MD FRCPC PubMed
Professor, Brill Chair in Neurology, University of Toronto,
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
University of Toronto
Room A421- 2075 Bayview Avenue,
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
Tel: 416.480.4551
Fax: 416.480.4552

Ken Butcher MD FRCPC PubMed
Associate Professor,
Division of Neurology
2E3.27 WMC
Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
Ph: 780-407-2171
Fax: 780-407-1325

Dale Corbett MD FRCPC FAHA PubMed
Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Stroke Program
2E3.13 WMC, 8440-112 Street,
Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
Tel: (780) 407 3254
Fax: (780) 407 1325

Robert Côté MD, FRCPC PubMed
Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Medicine
Division of Neurology
Montreal General Hospital
3755 chemin de la cote-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal, QC H3T 1E2
Tel: (514) 934-8057
Fax: (514) 934-8265

Shelagh B. Coutts BSc MB.ChB. MD FRCPC FRCP(Glasg.) PubMed
Assistant Professor Stroke Neurology,
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
University of Calgary
C1246, Foothills Medical Centre
1403 29th St NW
T2N 2T9
Tel: 1 – (403) 944 2097
Fax: 1 – (403) 944 2611

Andrew M. Demchuk MD FRCPC PubMed
Director, Calgary Stroke Program
AHFMR Scholar
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Adjunct Professor, Department of Radiology
University of Calgary
Foothills Medical Centre, Room 1162
Tel: 403-944-8671
Fax: 403-944-1602

Dariush Dowlatshahi MD FRCPC PubMed
Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Ottawa

Sean Dukelow MD PhD FRCPC PubMed
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
KINARM & Smart-e-Pants Programs
The Calgary Stroke Program
Tel: (403) 944-5930

Jiming Fang PhD PubMed
Cardiovascular Program Lead Analyst, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)
Lead Biostatistician, Ontario Stroke Registry (OSR)
G1 06, 2075 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M4N 3M5
Tel: 416-480-4410
Fax: 416-480-6048

David J. Gladstone MD PhD FRCPC PubMed
Assistant Professor
Director, Inpatient Stroke Services and
Regional Stroke Prevention Clinic
Division of Neurology and Regional Stroke Centre
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Avenue, Room A442
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
Tel: 416-480-4866 (secretary: Mrs. June Warenycia)
Fax: 416-480-5753
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Program Coordinator, Stroke Section
Division of Neurology, University of Toronto

Vladimir Hachinski MD FRCPC PubMed
Professor, University of Western Ontario
Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences
London Health Sciences Centre
University Hospital
339 Windermere Road
London, ON, N6A 5A5
Tel: (519) 663 – 3624

Antoine Hakim OC MD PhD FRCPC PubMed
The University of Ottawa
Health Sciences Building, Roger Guindon Hall
451 Smyth Road, 2nd Floor, Room 2413
Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5
Tel: 613-562-5462
Fax: 613-562-5403

Robert Hart MD FRCPC PubMed
Michael DeGroot Chair in Stroke Research
Department of Medicine
Hamilton General Hospital
McMaster University

Michael D. Hill MD MSc FRCPC PubMed
HSF Alberta/NWT/NU Professorship
Director, Stroke Unit
Associate Professor, Calgary Stroke Program
Department of Clinical Neurosciences / Medicine / Community Health Sciences
Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary
Rm 1242A, Foothills Hospital
1403 29th Street NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9
Tel: 403 944 8065

Thomas Jeerakathil BSc MSc MD FRCP(C) PubMed
Assistant Professor
Division of Neurology
Department of Medicine
University of Alberta
2E3.34 WC Mackenzie Centre
Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
Tel: 780-407-8786
Fax: 780-407-1325

Moira K. Kapral MD MSc FRCPC PubMed
Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Toronto General Hospital
Eaton North Wing
14th Floor Rm 14EN215
200 Elizabeth St.
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5G 2C4
Tel: 416-340-4642

Loch Macdonald MD PhD FRCPC FAANS PubMed
Head, Division of Neurosurgery
Keenan Endowed Chair in Surgery
St. Michael’s Hospital
Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto
30 Bond Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1W8
(416) 864 5452
Fax (416) 864 5634

Web: University of Toronto
Muhammad Mamdani PharmD MA MPH PubMed
Director, Applied Health Research Centre (AHRC)
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital
30 Bond Street
Toronto, ON M5B 1W8
Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation
University of Toronto

Andrew Penn MD FRCPC PubMed
Medical Lead,
Stroke Programs, Island Health,
Stroke Rapid Assessment Unit
Victoria General Hospital
Victoria, BC,
1 Hospital Way
V8Z 6R5
(250) 727-4056 (SRAU)
(778) 433-3138 (Admin Assisstant)

Stephen J. Phillips BSc (Hons) MBBS FRCPC PubMed
Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Dalhousie University
Director, Acute Stroke Program, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Halifax Infirmary Room 3831
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A7
Tel: 902 473 5423
Fax: 902 473 4438

Tom A. Schweitzer PhD PubMed
Director, Neuroscience Research Program, St. Michael’s Hospital
Cognitive Neuroscientist, Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine (Neurosurgery), University of Toronto
Assistant Professor, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME), University of Toronto

Mike Sharma MD MSc FRCPC PubMed
Associate Professor of Medicine (Neurology)
McMaster University / Population Health Research Institute
237 Barton Street East
Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2 Canada
Telephone: 905-521-2100 ext 40367
Fax 905-577-1427

Ashfaq Shuaib MD FRCPC FAHA PubMed
Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Stroke Program
2E3.13 WMC, 8440-112 Street,
Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7
Tel: (780) 407 3254
Fax: (780) 407 1325

Frank L. Silver MD FRCPC PubMed
Director, UHN Stroke Program
Professor of Neurology
Toronto Western Hospital
University of Toronto
Tel: (416) 603-5416
Fax: (416) 603-5768

Eric Smith MD MPH FRCPC PubMed
Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Calgary
Stroke Neurologist, Calgary Stroke Program
Foothills Medical Centre, Room C1212
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9
Tel: 403-944-4399
Fax: 403-944-1154

Luciano A. Sposato PubMed
Stroke Fellow
Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences
London Health Sciences Centre, Western University
London, ON, Canada

Arturo Tamayo MD FAHA PubMed
Director of Brandon Stroke Prevention Clinic
and Stroke Clinic HSC Winnipeg Manitoba.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Manitoba.
Brandon Regional Health Centre. Room A122N. BRHA.
150 McTavish Av. E.
Brandon – MB R7A 2B3
Phone (204) 578-2055
Fax (204) 578-4935

Scientific Advisory Board & International Collaborators

Khalid Al-Hassan MD  Kuwait PubMed
Head, Stroke Clinic
Neurology Department
Royale Hayat Hospital

Sebastian Ameriso MD FAHA ArgentinaPubMed
Stroke Center
Institute for Neurological Research, FLENI
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Fernando Barinagarrementeria MD MexicoPubMed
Neurology Department
Hospital Ángeles
Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico
Web: Frontiers

Yannick Béjot MD France PubMed
Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology,
University Hospital of Dijon
Dijon Stroke Registry, EA4184,
Medical School of Dijon, University of Burgundy
Bocage central, 14 rue Gaffarel, BP 77908
21079 Dijon cedex, France
Phone: +33 3
Fax: +33. 3

Julie Bernhardt Australia PubMed
NMHRC Fellow, Principal Research Fellow, the Florey
245 Burgundy Street
Heidelberg Vic 3084
Tel: +61 3 9035 7072

Natan Bornstein  MD Israel PubMed
Head of Comprehensive Stroke Center
Professor of Neurology
Dept. of Neurology, Tel-Aviv Medical Center
Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University
Chairman of the Israeli Neurological Association

Michael Brainin MD PhD Austria PubMed
Head, Department of Neurology
Professor in Clinical Neurology
Danube University Krems
Director, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Preventive Medicine
Chair, Center of Clinical Neurosciences;
University Hospital Tulln

Alan Bryer FCP (SA) MMed PhD South Africa PubMed
Head: Division of Neurology and Stroke Unit,
University of Cape Town
E8 New Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory,
Cape Town 7925,
Cape Town South Africa

Cheryl Bushnell MD MHS United States PubMed
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, Wake Forest Baptist Stroke Center
Wake Forest Baptist School of Medicine
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston Salem, NC 27157 – USA
Tel: (336) 716-2357 (Donna Hoffman)
Fax: (336) 716-7790

Valeria Caso MD PhD FESO Italy PubMed
Associate Professor of Neurology
Stroke Unit,
University of Perugia

Seemant Chaturvedi MD FAHA FAAN United States PubMedProfessor of Neurology
University of Miami

Charlotte Cordonnier MD France PubMed
Department of neurology and stroke unit
Lille University Hospital
EA 1046, Univ Lille 2

Steven Cramer MD United States PubMed
Professor, Department Anatomy & Neurobiology;
Director, Neuroimaging Core, Institute for Clinical Translational Science; Clinical Director, Bill & Sue Gross Stem Cell Research Center, Anatomy & Neurobiology
School of Medicine
University of California, Irvine – USA
Tel: (714) 456-6876

Leonardo G. Cohen MD United States PubMed
Chief, Human Cortical Physiology and Stroke Neurorehabilitation Section.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH,
Building 10, Room 7D54
Bethesda, MD 20892 – USA
Tel: (301) 496-9782
Fax: (301) 402-7010

Stephen Davis MD FRCP Edin FRACP Australia PubMed
Director Melbourne Brain Centre
The Royal Melbourne Hospital
Professor of Translational Neuroscience
University of Melbourne
Parkville Victoria
Melbourne, Australia
President, World Stroke Organization
Tel: +61 3 9342 8448 Fax: +61 3 9342 8427

Felipe de los Rios MD Peru PubMed
Neurologo Clinico
Director, Enfermedades Cerebrovasculares – Red de Atencion SANNA, Peru
Profesor Asistente, Dpto. de Neurología y Rehabilitación – University of Cincinnati, EEUU
SANNA Healthcare Network
Av. Aurelio Miro Quesada 1030 |San Isidro |Lima |Perú
Celular (+51) 9500 – 58407 | Oficina +511 631 – 0010
RPM #9500 58407

Mitchell S. Elkind MD MS FAAN FAHA United States PubMed
Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology
Division Head, Neurology Clinical Outcomes Research and Population Sciences (Neuro CORPS)
Fellowships Director, Department of Neurology
Columbia University
710 West 168th Street, Room 642
New York, NY 10032
Tel: 212 305-1710
Fax: 212 305-1658

Valery Feigin MD PhD New Zealand PubMed
Professor & Director of The National Institute for Stroke & Applied Neurosciences
Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences
New Zealand
Tel: (09) 921 9166
Web: AUT University

Jose Ferro MD Portugal PubMed
Full Professor of Neurology
University of Lisbon
Director, Department of Neurosciences and Serviço de Neurologia
Hospital de Santa Maria, CHLN,
Lisbon, Portugal

Marc Fisher MD  United States PubMed
Professor of Neurology,
Beth Israel Medical Center
Harvard University
Editor, STROKE Journal
Boston, USA

Gary A. Ford MD CBE FMedSci United Kingdom PubMed
Professor and Chief Executive Officer
Oxford Academic Health Science Network
Stroke and Cardiovascular Theme Director, NIHR Clinical Research Network
Oxford University
Oxford Science Park, Oxford, OX4 4GA
United Kingdom
Tel: 01865 338429

S. Claiborne Johnston MD PhD United States PubMed
Dean, Dell Medical School
Professor of Medicine
University of Texas, Austin
1400 Barbara Jordan Blvd., Suite 1.114
Austin, TX 78723 – USA
Tel: 415-379-0787

Anthony Kim MD MS United States PubMed
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Medical Director, USCF Stroke Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143 – USA
Tel: (415) 353-8897
Fax: (415) 353-8705

Pablo Lavados MD Ecuador PubMed
Chief, Stroke Unit
Clinica Alemana de Santiago
Universidad del Desarrollo
Universidad de Chile
Santiago- Chile

Ayrton Massaro MD PhD Brazil PubMed
Hospital Sirio Libanes
Rua Dona Adma Jafet, 91 – Bela Vista
Sao Paulo, SP – CEP 01308-050
Tel: 55 11 3155-0200

Atte Meretoja MD MSc PhD Finland PubMed
Associate Professor and Principal Fellow (Neurology), University of Melbourne
The Royal Melbourne Hospital L4C, Grattan St, Parkville VIC 3050, Australia (Mon, Tue, Thu)
Tel +61 3 9342 4427, Fax +61 3 9342 8443
The Florey Institute of Neurosciences and Mental Health,
Austin Campus, 245 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg VIC 3084, Australia (Wed, Fri)
Tel +61 3 9035 7207, Fax +61 3 9496 2881
Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Helsinki
Helsinki University Central Hospital, P.O.Box 340, FI-00029 HUS, Finland
Tel +358 9 471 72662, Fax +358 9 471 74089

Patrik Michel MD FESO Switzerland PubMed
Head, Stroke Center
Privat Docent, Neurology/Clincal Neurosciences
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
and Lausanne University
Rue du Bugnon 46
CH-1011 Lausanne
Secretary General, European Stroke Organisation
Tel : +41215568416
Fax : +41213141244

Aurelio Mosquera MD Ecuador PubMed
Neurovascular Section
Neurology Department
Hospital Luis Vernaza
Escobedo y Loja
Guayaquil- Ecuador
Tel: 0999357603- 59342692080

Ramez R Moustafa MD PhD MRCP Egypt PubMed
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
Ain Shams University
Director, NeuroMed – Sleep & Neurology Center
Cairo – Egypt
Tel:+(2) 02 22915000, +(2) 012 22915000
Web: Neuromed

Yongchai Nilanont MD FRCPT Thailand PubMed
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, Siriraj Stroke Center
Department of Medicine
Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
2 Prannok Rd, Bangkoknoi
Bangkok, Thailand
Tel: (662) 419-7101

Bo Norving MD Sweden PubMed
Professor of Neurology
Department of Clinical Neuroscience
Lund University Hospital
Box 117, 221 00 LUND
Lund, Sweden
Tel: 046-222 00 00

George Ntaios MD, MSc, PhD, FESO Greece PubMed
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine, Larissa University Hospital
School of Medicine, University of Thessaly
Biopolis 41110, Larissa, Greece
T: +30 241 3502888, M: +30 697 2770288, F: +30 241 3501557,
Web: University of Thessaly

Martin O’Donnell MB PhD MRCPI Ireland PubMed
Associate Professor of Translational Medicine,
Director, HRB-Clinical Research Facility,
National University of Ireland, Galway and Galway University Hospital
University Rd, Galway
Tel: +353-(0)91-494-098
Fax: +353-(0)91-526-027

Paul Macaire Ossou-Nguiet MD Congo PubMed
Senior Lecturer of Neurology, Health Sciences Faculty of Brazzaville, Congo
Head of Stroke Unit, University Hospital of Brazzaville
Department of Neurology
13, Avenue Auxence IKONGA, BP32
Brazzaville, Congo
Mobile: +242066980662

Jaime Masjuan MD Spain PubMed
Head, Department of Neurology
Associate Professor
University of Alcalá
University Hospital Ramón & Cajal

Bruce Ovbiagele MD MSc United States PubMed
Professor of Medicine
Chair, Department of Neurology
MUSC University
96 Jonathan Lucas St.
Charleston, SC 29425 – USA
Tel: 843-792-3224

Mayowa Ojo Owolabi MBBS MWACP FMCP MSc Nigeria PubMed
Pioneering Regional Vice President (East, West and Central Africa) World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation
University of Ibadan,
Senior Lecturer/Consultant Neurologist
Department of Medicine
University College Hospital
WFNR-Blossom Specialist Medical Center,
First Center for NeuroRehabilitation in East, West and Central Africa.
P. O. Box 30946, Secretariat Post Office,
200001 Ibadan, NIGERIA
Tel no. (Mobile) +234 (0)802 077 5595

Ozcan Ozdemir MD Turkey PubMed
Associate Professor,
Eskisehir Osmangazi University
Department of Neurology
Division of Neurocritical Care and Cerebrovascular Disease
Eskisehir, TURKEY.
Office phone: 0902222392979/3650
Mobile phone 0905326172211

Jeyaraj Durai Pandian MD DM FRACP  India PubMed
Professor and Head, Department of Neurology
Head of Research, Betty Cowan Research and Innovation Center
Chair, World Stroke Campaign
Board of Director from Asia/Oceania region to World Stroke Organisation
Christian Medical College,
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Tel: +91-9915784750

Tai Hwan Park MD PhD South Korea PubMed
Director, Department of Neurology,
Head of Educational Department,
Supporting Director, Medical Research Institute of Seoul Medical Center,
Seoul Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
Tel: +82-2-2276-8668
Fax: +82-2-2276-8539

Alejandro A Rabinstein MD FAHA United States PubMed
Professor of Neurology
Director, Neurocritical Care
Mayo Clinic, Department of Neurology,
Rochester, MN 55905,

Ana Robles MD FAAN Dominican Replublic PubMed
Centro Médico de la Universidad Central Del Este,
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic

Ralph L. Sacco MD MS FAHA United States PubMed
Professor and Chief of the Neurology
Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Chairman of Neurology, Olemberg Family Chair in Neurological Disorders, Miller Professor of Neurology, Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Human Genetics, and Neurosurgery.
Executive Director of the Evelyn McKnight Brain Institute at the Miller School of Medicine,
University of Miami – USA

Peter D. Schellinger MD PhD FESO FAHA Germany PubMed
Professor and Chairman
Depts of Neurology and Neurogeriatry
Johannes Wesling Klinikum Minden
D-32429 Minden – Germany
Fon +49 (0) 571/790-3501
Fax +49 (0) 571/790-293500

Yukito Shinohara, MD PhD FAHA Japan PubMed
Professor Emeritus,
Tokai University School of Medicine
Senior Adviser,
Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations
Department of Neurology, Tachikawa Hospital
4-2-22 Nishikichou, Tachikawa, Tokyo, 190-8531, Japan
Tel +81 42 523 3131 (Ext 504)

Brian Silver MD United States PubMed
Associate Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
Tel: 401-863-1000

Daniel Strbian MD FESO Finland PubMed
Dept of Neurology
Helsinki University Central Hospital

Turgut Tatlisumak MD FESO Finland PubMed
Dept of Neurology
Helsinki University Central Hospital

Mervyn D.I. Vergouwen MD PhD Netherland PubMed
Stroke neurologist
Brain Center Rudolf Magnus
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery
University Medical Center Utrecht
3508 GA Utrecht
The Netherlands
Tel. +31-88-7550455
Fax. +31-30-2542100

Lawrence Wong MD Hong Kong PubMed
Professor of Neurology
Prince of Wales Hospital
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

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