Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Gropen is the James H. Halsey Jr., MD Endowed Professor of Neurology, Director of the Division of Cerebrovascular Disease, and Director of the UAB Comprehensive Neurovascular and Stroke Center. He serves as Vice-Chair, Regional Advisory Council, Birmingham Regional Emergency Medical Services System and Co-Chairman, Stroke Operations Committee of the Birmingham Regional Emergency Medical Services System. Dr. Gropen led the New York State Department of Health’s Stroke Center Designation Project in Brooklyn and Queens and served on New York State Stroke Advisory Group. He was Chair of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) New York City Stroke Committee, and served on the AHA’s New York City Board of Directors. He was Chairman, Northeast Cerebrovascular Consortium which examined regional disparities in stroke care across the northeast and recommended strategies to improve stroke care through system and policy changes based on the stroke systems of care model. He has extensive stroke clinical trial experience, has mentored numerous students, residents, and fellows, and is actively studying ways to improve the stroke system of care.
  • Research Overview

  • Stroke Systems of Care
  • Investigator On

  • Statins Use in Intracerebral Hemorrhage Patients (SATURN) “Study"  awarded by University of Cincinnati 2019 - 2026
  • Anticoagulation in ICH Survivors for Prevention and Recovery (ASPIRE) "Study  awarded by University of Cincinnati 2019 - 2024
  • Center for Clinical and Translational Science (3 Linked Awards UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • Multi-Arm Optimization of Stroke Thrombolysis (MOST) Stroke Trial.  awarded by University of Cincinnati 2018 - 2024
  • Private Grant  awarded by BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY 2019 - 2023
  • AtRial Cardiopathy and Antithrombotic Drugs In prevention After Cryptogenicstroke (ARCADIA) "Study"  awarded by University of Cincinnati 2017 - 2023
  • TRANScranial Direct Current Stimulation for POst-Stroke Motor Recovery - a Phase II sTudy (TRANSPORT 2)  awarded by University of Cincinnati 2019 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by SUNOVION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2016 - 2021
  • ARCADIA CSI (Cognition and Silent Infarcts) "Study"  awarded by University of Cincinnati 2019 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by FUSION HEALTH LLC 2019 - 2020
  • Comparative Effectiveness Randomized Trial to Improve Stroke Care Delivery: C3FIT: Coordinated, Collaborative, Comprehensive, Family-based, Integrated, and Technology-enabled Care  awarded by VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY 2019 - 2020
  • UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) (3 Linked Awards UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2019
  • Sleep for Stroke Management and Recovery Trial (Sleep SMART) Stroke Trial  awarded by University of Cincinnati 2018 - 2019
  • TRANScranial Direct Current Stimulation for POst-stroke Motor Recovery - a phase II sTudy (TRANSPORT 2)  awarded by University of Cincinnati 2018 - 2019
  • Cerebral Hemodynamics And Neurocognition In Severe Acrtic Valve Disease  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by Genentech 2014 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by EMMES CORPORATION 2010 - 2013
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas System : San Antonio 1987
  • Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Internship 1988
  • Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Residency 1991
  • Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1993
  • Full Name

  • Toby Gropen
  • Blazerid

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