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Medstar Washinton Hospital Center
Medstar Health Research Institute
University of Maryland Medical Center
Medstar National Rehabilitation Network
VA Maryland
Virginia
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Georgetown University
Children's National

Based in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC, SCANR is composed of 7 regional hospitals: MedStar Washington Hospital Center, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Children’s National Medical Center, University of Virginia, University of Maryland, and the Baltimore VA Medical Center.

In 2016, SCANR sites evaluated over 4100 acute strokes with over 50% Black/African American. SCANR includes four Carnegie Research 1 universities (Georgetown, George Washington Universities, and the Universities of Virginia and Maryland), two CTSA’s, a translational research institute (THRIV), a US News & World Report National Honor Roll Hospital (CNMC), the largest hospital in DC (MWHC) and the NINDS Intramural Stroke Program.

SCANR research expertise also includes multimodal imaging, microbiomics, multi-omics, neurorehabilitation trials, brain stimulation, and robotics. We are well positioned to translate early phase NINDS intramural studies into the extramural setting. We have a track record of recruiting substantial numbers of specific cerebrovascular phenotypes including cervical artery dissection, cerebral venous thrombosis, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, etc.

Co-Principal Investigators:

Amie Hsia, MD
MedStar Washington Hospital Center Stroke Center
110 Irving St, NW, EB-6126
Washington, DC 20010   
Phone: 202-877-3154
Email:
Amie.Hsia@medstar.net

Areas of Interest: acute stroke treatment with advanced brain imaging; telemedicine; health disparities
Role: Co-I

Brad Worrall, MD, MSc
University of Virginia
PO Box 800394
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0394
EmailBBW9R@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Areas of Interest: vascular neurology; genetics
Role: Co-I


Peter E Turkeltaub, MD, PhD
Georgetown University and MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
4000 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007
102 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC 20010
Phone: 202-784-1764
Email:peter.turkeltaub@georgetown.edu

Areas of Interest: aphasia, stroke recovery, brain plasticity
Role: PI


Barbara S Bregman, PT PhD

Georgetown University and MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
3900 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007
102 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC 20010
Phone: 202-687-1452
Email: bregmanb@georgetown.edu

Areas if Interest: neural plasticity and recovery of function after CNS injury
Role: Administrative PI

M. Carter Denny, MD, MPH
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd NW, PHC 7
Washington, DC 20007
Phone:  202-444-8532                                                   
Email: Mary.C.Denny@medstar.net

Areas of Interest:  Stroke Prevention, Stroke Recovery, Health Disparities

Role: SCANR Operations Co-I


RCC Program Manager: 

Florence Mwicigi, MD, CCRP
102 Irving Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010
Phone: 202-877-1922
Email: Florence.Mwicigi@medstar.net

                        
Other Site Investigators: 

Andrew Stemer, MD
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital 
Email: Andrew.B.Stemer@medstar.net

Areas of Interest: vascular neurology; neurointerventional neurology

Kathleen Burger, DO
George Washington University Hospital
Email: kbuger@mfa.gwu.edu

Areas of Interest: vascular neurology; acute stroke

Carolyn Cronin, MD
University of Maryland
Email: ccronin@som.maryland.edu

Areas of Interest: vascular neurology; director of residency program

Jessica Carpenter, MD
Children’s National Medical Center
Email: jcarpent@childrensnational.org

Areas of Interest: pediatric stroke; pediatric ICU care         

Seemant Chaturvedi, MD
Baltimore VA Medical Center
Email: SChaturvedi@som.umaryland.edu
 
Areas of Interest: Carotid and intracranial atherosclerosis; gender differences in stroke; stroke in young adults