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Hussein, Haitham M., MD, MSc uri icon
Former Medical Director, Regions Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center

Joined the Institute: 2014

Education and training: Medical school, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; master’s degree in neuropsychiatry, Ain Shams University; neurology/psychiatry residency, Ain Shams University; neurology residency, University of Minnesota; vascular neurology fellowship, University of Minnesota.

Overview/research interests: Clinical research in the diagnosis, early treatment, and secondary prevention of cerebrovascular diseases including ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attach, intracerebral hemorrhage, and subarachnoid hemorrhage, with a special focus on quality improvement, disparity of care and minorities.

Current research activities and funding:

  • STROKE AF (Medtronic)
  • StrokeNet (NIH)
  • MOST (NIH)
  • CCR FAST (Regions Hospital)
  • Cross-cultural adaptation of stroke education material to Hmong (Regions Hospital)



selected publications