Walter J. Koroshetz, MD

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Dr. Koroshetz serves as Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. He joined NINDS in 2007 as Deputy Director and has co-led the NIH’s BRAIN Initiative, the Neuroscience Blueprint, the Traumatic Brain Injury Center with  the Uniformed Health Services University, the Helping to End Addiction Long Term (HEAL) Initiative, the Undiagnosed Disease, and the Acute to Chronic Pain Transition Programs, NIH Emergency Care Research and the Post Acute Sequalae of COVID-19 Initiative. Before NINDS, Dr. Koroshetz served as the Neurology Vice Chair and Director of stroke and neurointensive care, led neurology resident training at Massachusetts General Hospital as a Harvard professor.


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