University of Florida
Neurology
Alexis N. Simpkins, MD, PhD, MSCR, FAHA is an Assistant Professor of neurology in the University of Florida, College of Medicine and Fellow of the American Heart Association. Dr. Simpkins earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, with a minor in biology at Augusta State University followed by a dual-doctoral degrees, medical and doctoral degree in vascular biology, at the Medical College of Georgia, in August Georgia. She completed her internal medicine internship at the Medical College of Georgia and neurology residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Simpkins completed her time in Maryland with a combined clinical and research vascular neurology fellowship at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders, and Stroke, including being Chief Vascular Neurology Fellow in 2016. She obtained a Master’s of Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina in May of 2019 and was an American Academy of Neurology TRANSCENDS Scholar. Throughout her training, Dr. Simpkins conducted NIH funded translational research on cutting edge translational stroke research on novel acute stroke treatments, stroke prevention, and advanced brain imaging. Over the course of her career, she has been the recipient of multiple awards for her clinical care, educational achievements, and research contributions. Dr. Simpkins is also an Assistant Editor of the eNeurological Science Journal, on the editorial board of the Journal of Neuroimaging and a Special Section Editor for the Stroke Journal. Throughout her career, she has also volunteered in community outreach programs and mentors students, fellows, and residents during their training. She created and is the director of the CREST Initiative at University of Florida Vascular Neurology division, which is an initiative designed to promote research and career development of students, trainees, post-docs, and fellows in the field of stroke. She is also an active member of the American Heart Association Stroke Council.

Moderator Of 2 Sessions

Session Type
Case discussion
Date
28.10.2021, Thursday
Session Time
17:45 - 19:15
Room
CASE DISCUSSIONS
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Live Session
Session Type
Main Theme Symposium
Date
29.10.2021, Friday
Session Time
17:15 - 18:45
Room
MAIN THEME B
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Live Session

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Session Type
Live Studio Broadcast
Date
28.10.2021, Thursday
Session Time
20:45 - 21:05
Room
WSC TV
Lecture Time
20:45 - 20:45