Andrew M. Southerland, MD
Dr. Southerland is a Harrison Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor of Neurology and Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia. Dr. Southerland received his M.D. from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and completed neurology residency, vascular neurology fellowship, and a master of clinical science at the University of Virginia. He is the past recipient of early career award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) National Clinical Research Program and has served on the Leadership Committee of the AHA/ASA Stroke Council, as Past-Chair of the AHA/ASA Telestroke Committee, and on the writing committee for the 2018 and 2019 AHA/ASA Updated Guideline for the Early Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke. He serves as principal investigator or co-investigator for numerous stroke clinical trials with primary research interests focusing on addressing stroke disparities through novel applications of telemedicine and telestroke, innovative methods of prehospital stroke care, and augmented stroke diagnosis through machine learning. Dr. Southerland also serves as Executive Vice Chair and Residency Program Director for the UVA Department of Neurology.