Tatjana Rundek


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Dr. Tatjana Rundek is a Professor of Neurology, Epidemiology and Public Health with tenure, Executive Vice Chair of Research and Faculty Affairs, Scientific Director of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute, Evelyn F. McKnight Endowed Chair for Learning and Memory in Aging, and a Director of Clinical Translational Research Division in the Department of Neurology of the Miller School of Medicine. She holds a secondary faculty appointment at the Department of Neurology at Columbia University in New York. Dr. Rundek is a neurologist, clinical researcher and principal investigator of several NIH/NINDS funded R01 grants on genetic determinants of atherosclerosis, stroke, and cognitive decline. Dr. Rundek was a recipient of a NINDS K24 mid-career development award. She participates in large stroke genetic consortia including the NINDS Stroke Genetic Network and International Stroke Genetic Consortium. Dr. Rundek was the Fulbright Scholar and the recipient of the research awards from the Hazel K. Goddess and the Dr. Gilbert Baum Funds. Dr. Rundek serves on the editorial boards of several scientific journals including Stroke, Neurology, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine and Cerebrovascular Diseases. She has published over 360 scientific publications, editorials, reviews, and book chapters. She is a fellow of the American Neurological Association, a member of the American Heart Association and American Academy of Neurology. She was President of the Neurosonology Communities of Practice of the American Institute in Ultrasound in Medicine, the largest professional medical ultrasound organization in the US. Dr. Rundek serves on the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) Vascular Testing Board of Directors, a national organization that accredits clinical echocardiography, nuclear/PET, MRI, CT and Dental laboratories and carotid stenting programs. Dr. Rundek is co-Director of the KL2 and Translational workforce development programs at the NCATS Clinical Translational Science Institute of the University of Miami. She is a Director of an MS degree in Clinical Translational Investigation at the Miller School of Medicine.