University of California
Weill Institute for Neurosciences
Bruce Ovbiagele is a clinical epidemiologist and health equity scholar, with a focus on reducing the burden of stroke. He is Professor of Neurology and Associate Dean at the University of California, San Francisco, as well as Chief of Staff at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Dr. Ovbiagele leads several United States National Institutes of Health sponsored programs focused on improving stroke outcomes among vulnerable and underserved populations, as well as mentoring early career scholars. So far, his various research activities have contributed substantially to the scientific knowledge base with >550 peer review publications and also edited 5 textbooks. Dr. Ovbiagele’s work has been recognized with several awards and honors including the American Academy of Neurology Pessin Research Leadership Award, International Stroke Conference Feinberg Excellence in Stroke Award, American Heart Association Haddock International Impact Award, and American Heart Association Scientific Sessions Stroke Council Award. He was Chair of the International Stroke Conference (2016-2018) and is founding chair of the inaugural African Stroke Organization Conference (2021). He is currently an Associate Editor for the journal, Stroke. Dr. Ovbiagele is an elected fellow of the World Stroke Organization, American Heart Association, and European Stroke Organization.

Presenter Of 1 Presentation

Post-stroke Care in Subsaharan Africa. Utilization of MHealth and Implications for Optimization of Care Delivery in Under-resourced Populations

Session Type
Satellite Session
28.10.2021, Thursday
Session Time
17:45 - 19:15
Lecture Time
18:19 - 18:36