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Alexis Simpkins MD, PhD, MSCR, FAHA

Alexis N. Simpkins MD, PhD, MSCR, FAHA

Vascular Neurologist; Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

Alexis N. Simpkins, MD, PhD, MSCR, FAHA is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida. Dr. Simpkins completed neurology residency at The Johns Hopkins University, and a combined clinical and research vascular neurology fellowship at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders, and Stroke. She obtained a Master’s of Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina 2019 as an American Academy of Neurology TRANSCENDS Scholar. Dr. Simpkins has received several awards for her cutting-edge stroke research on novel acute stroke therapies, stroke prevention, and advanced brain imaging. She is also an Assistant Editor of the eNeurological Science Journal, editorial board member of the Journal of Neuroimaging, and a Special Section Editor for the Stroke Journal.