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Iris Grunwald

Iris Q Grunwald MD, PhD

Interventional Neuroradiologist, Director for Neuroscience at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford and Associate Medical Director at Southend University Hospital, Essex, UK

Professor Iris Q. Grunwald, interventional Neuroradiologist, is the Director for Neuroscience at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford and Associate Medical Director at Southend University Hospital, Essex, UK.

She was in the original group that built and piloted the first Mobile Stroke Unit at Saarland University, Germany. She is an active clinician and researcher, authored/co-authored 168 papers, and was selected into the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) leadership program in 2011. She holds a degree in Health Care Quality Management (Germany) and was accepted into the Yale Global Health leadership program in 2015 (US). For more than 15 years she has aimed to improve stroke care globally; - focusing on prehospital care, cathlab interventions and education. She is the Vice President of the World Federation for Interventional Stroke Treatment (WIST), co-founder of an award winning Oxford University start-up company (Brainomix Ltd.) for automated detection of early stroke on CT images and the author of the book “How to set-up an acute stroke service”, Springer 2012.

 

Disclosures

Professor Grunwald was in the original group that built and piloted the first Mobile Stroke Unit. She is co-founder and medical director of Brainomix Ltd., Oxford UK.