Who We Are

Steering Committee Members

Mark Alberts, (Co-Chair) Stroke Belt Consortium
Richard Benson, (Co-Chair) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Todd Crocco, National Association of EMS Physicians
Lee Jensen, Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery
Gaurav Jindal, American Society of Neuroradiology
Glenn Graham, Veterans Affairs
Ameer Hassan, Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology
Becky A. Schierman, American Academy of Neurology

Pre-Hospital Care Task Force Members

Todd Crocco, (Co-Lead) University of Maryland
Erika Odom, (Co-Lead) Centers for Disease Control
Sheryl Martin-Schild, New Orleans East Hospital, Louisiana
Ope Adeoye, University of Cincinnati
Brendan Carr, Thomas Jefferson University
Chris Richards, National Association of EMS Physicians®
Ashish Panchal, National Association of EMS Physicians®
Ed Jauch, Mission Health
Todd Wagner, Veterans Affairs
Nina Omeaku, Centers for Disease Control
Sherita Chapman Smith, University of Virginia
Andy Southerland, University of Virginia
Charles (Chaz) Wira, Yale Medical School
Rafael Rodriquez, University of Puerto Rico; Neurosurgery
Stacey Quintero-Wolfe, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Holly Ledyard, University of Utah

Hyper or Acute Care Task Force Members

Ameer Hassan, (Co-Lead) University of Texas Health at San Antonio
Lee Jensen, (Co-Lead) University of Virginia
Opeolu Adeoye, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Brendan Carr, Mount Sinai Health System
Kevin Cockroft, Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Siobhan Gilchrist, Centers for Disease Control
Mahesh Jayaraman, Brown University
Tracy Madsen, Brown University
Sheryl Martin-Schild, Louisiana Emergency Response Network/Touro Infirmary & New Orleans East Hospital
Eliza Miller, Columbia University
Rafael Rodriguez-Mercado, University of Puerto Rico-Medical Science Campus
Anjail Sharrief, University of Texas Health McGovern Medical School
Andrew Southerland, University of Virginia Health
Prasanna Tadi, Creighton University
Charles Wira, Yale University
Venu Vadlamudi, Inova

In-Patient Care Task Force Members

Larry Wechsler, (Co-Lead) University of Pennsylvania
Karen Furie, (Co-Lead) Lifespan/Brown University
Karen Albright, Upstate Medical University
Sandra Narayanan, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Sherita Chapman Smith, University of Virginia
Soojin Park, Columbia University
Prasanna Kumar Tadi, Creighton University
Babu Welch, University of Texas, Southwestern
Justin Caplan, Johns Hopkins University
Shadi Yaghi, Lifespan/Brown University
Michael Mullen, Temple University
Aaron Anderson, Emory university
Ryan Calabrese, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Nina Omeaku, Centers for Disease Control