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Virgina
George Washington
Maryland
Based in Washington, DC, SCANR is composed of 8 hospitals: MedStar’s Washington Hospital Center, National Rehabilitation Hospital, and Georgetown University Hospital, plus Children’s National Medical Center, George Washington University Hospital, University of Maryland, University of Virginia and Howard University Hospital. The NINDS Intramural Stroke Program is also affiliated.
 SCANR sites evaluated over 2100 acute stroke patients in 2012.  We offer Trial Network expertise in the following: acute multimodal MRI, neurorehab, pediatric stroke, and disparities. Of particular significance is our experience with recruiting urban underserved stroke patients into studies. SCANR’s scientific base includes two Carnegie Research 1 Universities and two CTSA programs. Our preclinical expertise includes multimodal imaging, biomarkers, brain stimulation, robotics, neurorehabilitation trials, adaptive trial design, and disparities research.  
 SCANR will provide outstanding research training and mentorship for stroke clinician fellows, preparing them for productive stroke research careers.  There are currently 5 fellowship programs and two adult neurology residencies among SCANR-affiliated institutions. This training joins strong multidisciplinary clinical and research expertise in stroke with extensive experience in research training and career development of clinician scientists.

Co-Principal Investigators:

Alexander Dromerick, MD
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital 
102 Irving St, NW
Washington, DC 20010
Phone: 202-877-1932                                                         
Email: Alexander.W.Dromerick@medstar.net

Areas of Interest: neurorehabilitation, neuroplasticity, arm motor control         

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
                        
Site Investigators: 

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

Areas of Interest: vascular neurology, neurointerventional neurology

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

Areas of Interest: pediatric stroke, pediatric ICU care         

Annapurni Jayam Trouth, MD
Howard University Hospital
Email: ajayam-trouth@howard.edu

Areas of Interest: vascular neurology, health disparities

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

Areas of Interest: vascular neurology, acute stroke

Brad Worrall, MD, MSc
University of Virginia
Email: BBW9R@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Areas of Interest: vascular neurology, genetics

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

Areas of Interest: vascular neurology, director of  residency program


RCC Study Coordinator: 
Preethy Feit
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital 
102 Irving St, NW
Washington, DC 20010
Phone: 202-877-1922
Email: preethy.k.feit@medstar.net