Philip Gorelick

Head Director, Center for Stroke Research Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation at University of Illinois - School of Medicine

Philip Gorelick

Philip Gorelick

Head Director, Center for Stroke Research Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation at University of Illinois - School of Medicine

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Philip Gorelick, MD
Neuroscience Medical Director & Vascular Neurologist
General Neurology, Stroke, Dementia

Medical Director, the Hauenstein Neuroscience Center

Dr. Gorelick, internationally known expert in stroke and stroke prevention, was the John S. Garvin Professor and Head, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He served as a Stroke Fellow under Louis R. Caplan, MD, at Michael Reese Hospital as part of the University of Chicago Neurology Program and as the Director of the University of Illinois Stroke Service in the Department of Neurology where he received the Golden Apple and Alpha Omega Alpha awards for excellence in teaching. He was later the Director of the Stroke Service at Michael Reese Hospital where he received the Langendorf Teaching Award from the Department of Medicine and was the Director of the Stroke and Neurological Critical Care Service at Rush Medical Center where he was awarded an endowed chair in Neurology — the Jannotta Presidential Chair. Dr. Gorelick is board-certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology.

Since 1987, Dr. Gorelick has received funding from the National Institutes of Health for such studies as the African American Antiplatelet Stroke Prevention Study, Risk Markers for Dementia After Stroke, and Neuroepidemiology of Multi-Infarct Dementia. His research focus has been identification of risk factors for stroke, first and recurrent stroke prevention, stroke prevention in high risk populations, and elucidating risk factors for vascular forms of cognitive impairment (VCI) and understanding mechanisms of VCI.

Dr. Gorelick received the Feinberg Award for Excellence in Clinical Stroke 2004 from the American Heart Association and the National Stroke Association (NSA) Visionary in Stroke Award. He has also held the Daniel Gainey Lectureship 2005 at Mayo Clinic and the Henry Barnett 2005 Lectureship from the Canadian Stroke Network. Dr. Gorelick has been cited by Good Housekeeping as one of the top Stroke Neurologists in the United States and is a member of the Goddess Fund Stroke Advisory Board, Board of Directors of the NSA, and Advisory Board for the American Stroke Association.

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Chief Executive Officer at American Heart Association, Inc.

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President-El at American Heart Association, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at BrainsGate Ltd.

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Chief Science & Medical Officer at American Heart Association, Inc.

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Chief of the Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine at American Heart Association, Inc.

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Chairman, Board of Directors at National Stroke Association

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Co-Founder at BrainsGate Ltd.

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Director-Brain Injury Outcomes Program at Johns Hopkins Medicine, Inc.

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Member, Scientific Advisory Board at BrainsGate Ltd.

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Member, Scientific Advisory Board at BrainsGate Ltd.

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Head Director, Center for Stroke Research Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation at University of Illinois - School of Medicine
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Head Director, Center for Stroke Research Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation
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Recognized as one of the country’s best medical schools, the College of Medicine is also its largest. Our diverse student body of 1,351 students hails from a wide variety of cultural and economic backgrounds. This diversity adds to the rich educational experience that is the College of Medicine. The College’s four campuses—located in Chicago, Peoria, Rockford, and Urbana — take advantage of the state’s urban and rural environments and offer numerous opportunities for clinical training and research. Our distinguished faculty contributes to the college’s reputation as one of the best schools for both undergraduate and graduate medical education. The College’s 75 residency programs are highly sought after.

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Member, Scientific Advisory Board
Current

BrainsGate Ltd. develops medical devices. The firm specializes in therapies for patients suffering from central nervous system diseases. Its platform technology involves electrical stimulation of the Spheno-Palatine Ganglion, a nervous center known to increase cerebral blood flow. The company was founded by Yossi Gross and David Yarnitsky in 2000 and is headquartered in Caesarea, Israel.

Member, Stroke Scientific Statement Oversight Committee
Current

American Heart Association, Inc. operates a voluntary health organization funded by private contributions. The organization offers services for coronary heart diseases and strokes, high blood cholesterol & physical inactivity, obesity, and diabetes. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

TO REDUCE THE INCIDENCE AND IMPACT OF STROKE

Member, Medical Advisory Board
Prior - 2019

FMDSA is a public health charity working towards better diagnosis and treatment of Fibromuscular Displasia (FMD). We do this by building awareness of FMD, funding research activities, providing patient support, and educating patients and the healthcare community.

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$1,000 - $4,999
2016

TO REDUCE THE INCIDENCE AND IMPACT OF STROKE

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