Alison E. Baird
Alison Baird is a Professor of neurology and physiology/pharmacology and the Director of the Division of Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Baird came to SUNY Downstate from the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md, USA, where she was the Chief of the Stroke Neuroscience Unit and the Principal Investigator at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Moreover, she is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Dr. Baird received her Medical degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and an M.S. degree of public health from Harvard University, Mass, USA. After completing a clinical stroke fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard University in Boston, she joined the Neurology Faculty at Harvard Medical School. In addition, Dr. Baird lectures worldwide and has published over 110 peer-reviewed original journal articles, editorials, review articles, and book chapters. She has performed extensive clinical and translational research and holds numerous patent applications. She is a Fellow of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, and the European Stroke Council and a Member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Society for Neuroscience, the Australian Association of Neurologists, and the Stroke Society of Australasia.
Biography Updated on 22 April 2009