Alexander Dromerick, M.D.

Co-Director, Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery, GUMC and MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
Vice President for Research, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, GUMC
Professor, Departments of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, GUMC

Dr. Dromerick runs the Neuroscience Research Center at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, which studies stroke outcomes and recovery, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and the impact of cardiovascular disease across the spectrum of neurologic disabilities.

Dr. Dromerick is a neurologist and rehabilitation physician who focuses his clinical and research activities on brain recovery and restoration of motor function after stroke, traumatic brain injury, and limb loss. He is Co-Principal Investigator of the NINDS-funded I-CARE trial, a Phase III trial to improve arm recovery after stroke. He is co-Principal Investigator of the NINDS-funded PROTECT DC Phase II clinical trial, aimed at reducing recurrent stroke in urban underserved individuals. His studies to improve prosthetic arm function in Veterans are funded by the Veterans Administration, and studies in methods to improve the battlefield screening for traumatic brain injury are funded by the Department of Defense.

Education & Training
MD, Neurology, University of Maryland
Internship, University of Maryland
Residency, University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship, Princeton University & University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University/Burke Rehabilitation Center

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