Jay P. Mohr MDDaniel Sciarra Professor of Neurology, Doris & Stanley Tananbaum Stroke Center, New York Neurological Institute, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, New York
Raised in Lynchburg, Virginia, Dr. Jay P. Mohr graduated from Virginia Episcopal School, Haverford College, and the University of Virgina as a USPHS 5-Year Plan Fellow an MD and an MS (Pharmacology). He trained in Medicine at the Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, in Neurology at the New York Neurological Institute, and in Neuropathology and Stroke at the Massachusetts General Hospital (C.M. Fisher).
After 3 years Army service at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research during the Viet Name War, he returned in 1971 to the Massachusetts General Hospital to found and direct the Stroke Service, the Neuro Intensive Care Unit, and the Neurology Unit at the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Hospital.In 1978 he became founding Chairman of the University of South Alabama Department of Neurology.
He returned in 1983 to the Neurological Institute at Columbia University Medical Center as the first Daniel Sciarra Professor of Clinical Neurology and is now Director of the Doris and Stanley Tananbaum Stroke Center.
He is author or co-author of a number of peer-reviewed and invited publications and a few books. He served as Co-PI for the Viet Nam Head Injury Study, the Harvard Stroke Registry, the Warfarin Aspirin Recurrent Stroke Study (WARSS), the patent cardiac foramen ovale stroke study (PICSS), DSMB chair for the CLOSURE trial and AsPREE aspirin study, and PI for A Randomized trial of Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous malformations (ARUBA).