Professor, Epidemiology; Professor, Neurology Emergency Medicine and Neurosurgery; Director, Stroke Program
Dr. Lewis Morgenstern is a Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Emergency Medicine, and Epidemiology at the Unviersity of Michigan Medical School. He is also the Director of the Stroke Program at the University of Michigan, a multi-departmental and multi-school collaborative research and clinical program. He received his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Morgenstern's research focuses on stroke outcomes and mortality after stroke and has lead several research projects that compare stroke outcomes, treatment, and costs across ethnicities. Dr. Morgenstern is also interested in the effect of neighborhood environment on stroke, and in improving delivery of acute stroke therapy. Currently, Dr. Morgenstern leads the Brain Attach Surveillance in Corpus Christi (BASIC) project, an NIH funded surveillance project examining the social context of stroke in Mexican Americans. He also leads the Stroke Health and Risk Education (SHARE) project, a community-based primary prevention behavior change intervention project focusing on Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites.