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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Neurology

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Alison E. Baird, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology and Vice-Chair for Mentoring
Professor of Physiology / Pharmacology

Academic Qualifications:
  • MB, BS: University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Fellowship: Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (completion of post-graduate specialist training in neurology and internal medicine)
  • Clinical Fellowship: Cerebrovascular Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • PhD: University of Melbourne
  • MPH: Harvard School of Public Health
Clinical subspecialty:


Research interests:
  • Neuroimaging of stroke
  • Clinical trials
  • Novel diagnostic and therapeutics, including blood-based genomic and proteomic approaches
Patient appointments:

Thursday afternoons.