Laurie Gutmann, MD, FANA

Indiana University

Dr. Laurie Gutmann is Professor and Chair of Neurology and Co-Director of the Neuroscience Institute at Indiana University School of Medicine. She is a part of the Clinical Coordinating Center for the NeuroNEXT (NIH Network of Excellence for Neurologic Clinical Trials) in charge of site support, recruitment/retention, and diversity in clinical trials, as well as a similar role for the Healey ALS platform trials. She co-directs the annual NINDS funded Clinical Trials Methodology Course, working with clinical researchers designing their first clinical trials. Her research focus has been in neuromuscular disorders and also acute stroke trials.  Previously, she was Professor of Neurology at West Virginia University and served as Neurology Residency Program Director and Stroke Director of their comprehensive stroke center and Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Research at the University of Iowa. She worked for four years as a Program Officer in the NINDS/NIH Extramural Office of Clinical Research. She has served as a Director for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a member and chair of the ACGME Neurology RC, and on the ABMS committee addressing maintenance of certification for physician scientists. She is a Fellow in both the ANA and the AAN.  She received her BA from Oberlin College and her MD from West Virginia University. Her neurology residency and fellowship in EMG and neuromuscular diseases were at the University of Virginia.


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