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New England Regional Coordinating Center (NERCC)


New England Regional Coordination Center | Massachusetts General Hospital | JP Kistler Stroke Research Center | 175 Cambridge Street, Suite 300 | Boston, MA 02114 |

The New England Regional Coordination Center (NERCC) is a collaboration of sites encompassing eight of the top academic medical centers in New England: Massachusetts General Hospital (the Coordinating Site) and seven satellites: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Medical Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, New England Medical Center-Tufts, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and UMass Memorial Medical Center. Serving a large and diverse patient population from all across New England, including both a dedicated Children’s Hospital and a Rehabilitation Hospital, our center has a strong background of participating in diverse and specialized clinical trials and enrolling patients typically underrepresented in clinical research. Made possible by our long history of regional partnership, well-developed stroke services and experience in a wide array of research activities, the NERCC is committed to recruitment, retention and high quality data capture as a participating NIH StrokeNet center. 

Lee Schwamm, MD
Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology
Director of Stroke Services
Professor of Neurology-Harvard Medical School                                                
Phone Number: (617) 724-1597                                                         

Areas of Interest:  Acute Stroke, Telestroke, Primary/Secondary Stroke Prevention 

Aneesh Singhal, MD
Vice-Chair of Neurology, Quality and Safety
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Department of Neurology, Stroke Service                   
Phone Number: (617) 726-8459                                                        

Areas of Interest: Acute Stroke, Stroke Imaging 

Natalia Rost, MD
Director of Acute Stroke Services
Associate Professor of Neurology-Harvard Medical School 
Phone Number: (617) 643-4639                                              
Areas of Interest:  Acute Stroke, Stroke Education 

Devin Qualls
Clinical Research Coordinator
Phone Number:   (617) 726-4271

Names and Addresses of affiliated Satellites/Performance Sites:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
185 Pilgrim Road, Palmer 127, Boston, MA 02215

Boston Children’s Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA  02115

Boston Medical Center
72 East Concord Street, Boston MA 02118

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
75 Francis Street, Boston MA 02115

New England Medical Center-Tufts
800 Washington Street, Boston MA 02111

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital 
300 First Ave, Charlestown MA 02129

UMass Memorial Medical Center 
55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester MA 01655