Sheryl Martin-Schild, MD, Ph.D.

Dr. Martin-Schild graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine, while also obtaining her PhD in Neuroscience. Dr. Martin-Schild completed a combined internal medicine and neurology residency at Tulane, followed by fellowship training in Vascular Neurology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Martin-Schild founded and directed the Stroke Program at Tulane Medical Center 2008-2016, advancing to Primary Stroke Center level in less than 2 years and Comprehensive Stroke Center 3 years later.

Dr. Martin-Schild is the Statewide Stroke Medical Director for the Louisiana Emergency Response Network.  She is the President & CEO of Dr. Brain, Inc.  She currently serves as the Medical Director of Neurology & Stroke for New Orleans East Hospital and Touro Infirmary.  Dr. Martin-Schild’s research focuses on healthcare inequality and augmentation of rehab with neurostimulants and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.  She has over 100 published manuscripts.  Dr. Martin-Schild is a founding Board Member for Heart ‘n Hands, an organization dedicated to educating the next generation of New Orleans women about prevention and treatment of heart disease and stroke.  She also serves on the AHA Greater New Orleans Board of Directors, this year as its President.