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Artificial Intelligence | April 8–10, 2019 | Boston, MA USA

Lee Schwamm, MD

  • Director, Center for TeleHealth and Exec Vice Chair, Neurology, MGH; Professor, Neurology, HMS,

Dr. Lee Schwamm graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1991 and completed his neurology residency and subsequent NeuroCritical Care and Vascular Neurology fellowships at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, and C. Miller Fisher Chair of Vascular Neurology at MGH, where he is Executive Vice Chairman of Neurology, Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center and Director of the Center for TeleHealth. He serves as co-chair of the Innovation Council, and Chair of Stroke Quality for Partners Healthcare System. He is the author of over 400 peer-reviewed articles and has chaired many of the current practice guidelines for stroke and telehealth-enabled care delivery. He has received numerous awards for innovation, leadership and advocacy in the field of cerebrovascular disease. Examples of his pioneering work include implementation and leadership of the first large-scale and longest-running national TeleStroke Network, serving up to 52 rural and community hospitals in 7 states, and the AHA’s Get With the Guidelines-Stroke, the world largest stroke registry with >5 million patient records. His clinical interests are in cerebrovascular diseases, telehealth and clinical trials, and he is a recognized leader in the fields of acute stroke treatment, stroke systems of care, health services research, and the use of telehealth to improve quality of care. His research has been funded by numerous organizations, including Harvard, MIT, NIBIB, NINDS, CDC, PCORI, AHRQ, HRSA and the Department of the Army.

 

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