Enrique Leira, MD
Enrique Leira is associate professor of neurology, epidemiology, and neurosurgery, as well as acting director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center. He is a subject matter expert for the Operator Performance Laboratory. Dr. Leira is board-certified in neurology and vascular neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has formal training in epidemiology and clinical research methods. His research interests at OPL include the interface between aerospace, electronic monitoring and acute brain injury. He is an expert in the inter-hospital transport by helicopter of stroke patients from small community hospitals to a larger tertiary centers.
Dr. Leira was a resident in neurology at Saint Louis University and a fellow in cerebrovascular diseases at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.
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