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Stroke Association

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Medical 

Advisory 

Board

Dr. Brad Schlaggar - Senior Medical Advisor

is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric and Developmental Neurology; A. Ernest and Jane G. Stein Professor of Developmental Neurology; Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology, and Neurobiology, and Neurologist-in-Chief at St. Louis Children's Hospital.

He is a developmental cognitive neuroscientist who uses neuroimaging and behavioral tools to investigate the development of the brain’s functional network architecture in both typically and atypically developing populations. He is particularly interested in language (reading) and executive control.

Dr. Kristin Guilliams

is an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Neurology and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. She is the founder of the Pediatric Vascular Neurology Program at the Washington University School of Medicine/Saint Louis Children's Hospital.

Her areas of clinical interest include: Pediatric stroke, vasculopathy/moyamoya disease, neurologic complications of sickle cell disease, and pediatric neurocritical care.

Dr. Miya Bernson-Leung

is a Cerebrovascular Disorders and Stroke Fellow/Medical Education Fellow at Boston Children's Hospital Department of Neurology.

Dr. Laura Lehman

is an attending physician and clinical researcher in the Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Boston Children’s Hospital providing care for children with stroke and other cerebrovascular conditions. 

 

Her research interests include pediatric stroke outcomes including emotional outcomes in children and parents following diagnosis of a pediatric stroke, moyamoya, and transient ischemic attacks.