Nerses Sanossian, MD, FAHA Appointed Director, Roxanna Todd Hodges Comprehensive Stroke Clinic

Dr. Nerses Sanossian is Assistant Professor of Neurology and Associate Director of the Neurocritical Care/Stroke Section at the University of Southern California. His research interests are in prehospital stroke therapies, vascular cognitive impairment, lipids/lipoproteins and stroke prevention in underserved populations. He was born in Beirut, Lebanon and grew up in Southern California. He is a graduate of UC San Diego, and obtained his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. He completed residency in Neurology at Albert Einstein in the Bronx, and returned to Los Angeles for fellowship in Vascular Neurology at the UCLA Stroke Center. His is research in lipids and stroke has been funded by the American Heart Association and the Zumberge foundation. Dr. Sanossian serves as an investigator in clinical trials of stroke care and has published over 100 papers and abstracts. He serves as a spokesperson and grant reviewer for the American Heart Association, and as director of fellowship training in Vascular Neurology at USC. Dr. Sanossian was recently awarded the Keck School of Medicine excellence in teaching award.

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