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Dawn Kleindorfer, MD  
Dawn Kleindorfer, MD
Specialty: Neurology
Sub-Specialty: Stroke
Department: Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine
Title: Professor
Phone: 513-558-5328


MD: Washington University School of Medicine
BS: Indiana Univeristy, biology major, with high honors
Fellowship: Cerebrovascular Division, Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency: Department of Neurology, University of Michigan


Stroke treatment, prevention, epidemiology, public education

Current Research:

Stroke incidence in general and specific populations.

Professional Affiliation:

American Stroke Association
American Medical Association

Recent Awards/Honors:

Early Career Women in Academic Medicine Professional Development Seminar: selected participant, 12/04.
Hazel K. Goddess Stroke Research for Women Scholar 2004-06
National Stroke Association Research Fellowship Award 2002
Top Enrollment Award, PROFESS study, Platinum Level
American Heart Association Health Initiatives Volunteer Award, 2004
Chief Resident, University of Michigan, department of Neurology, 2000-2001
 Outstanding Resident Research Award, Michigan Neurological Association
“Bronze Beeper” Award: given by the medical students for outstanding resident teaching
Phi Beta Kappa

Selected Publications:

Kleindorfer D, Lindsell C, Broderick JP, Flaherty ML, Woo D, Ewing I, Schmit P, Moomaw C, Alwell K, Pancioli A, Jauch E, Khoury JS, Miller R, Schneider A, Kissela BM. Community Socioeconomic Status and Pre-Hospital Times in Acute Stroke and TIA: Do Poorer Patients Have Longer Delays from 911 Call to the Emergency Department? Stroke. 2006 Jun;37(6):1508-13.

Kleindorfer D, Khoury J, Kissela B, Woo D, Alwell K, Miller R, Schneider A, Moomaw C, Broderick JP. Temporal Trends in the Incidence and Case-Fatality of Stroke in Children and Adolescents. Accepted for publication, Journal of Child Neurology, 2006.

Kissela BM, Harriss S, Kleindorfer D, Lindsell CJ, Pascuzzi R, Woo D, Szaflarski J, Kanter D, Schneider A, Sostok M, Broderick JP. The Use of Standardized Patients for Mock Oral Board Exams in Neurology: A Pilot Study. BMC Medical Education 2006, 6:22.

Kleindorfer D, Panagos P, Pancioli AM, Khoury MS, Kissela B, Woo D, Schneider A, Alwell K, Jauch E, Miller R, Moomaw C, Shukla R, Broderick JP. Incidence and Short-Term Prognosis of TIA in a Population-Based Study. Stroke, 2005, Apr; 36 (4): 720-24.

Kleindorfer D, Hill MD, Woo D, Tomsick T, Pancioli AM, Kissela BM, Demchuk A, Losiewicz D, Jauch EC, Schneider A, Ringer A, Kanter D, Broderick JP. A Description of Canadian and United States Physician Reimbursement for Thrombolytic Therapy Administration in Acute Ischemic Stroke. 2005 Mar; 36(3):682-7.



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