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University of Iowa Regional Coordinating Center (URCC)

Iowa City, IA

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The University of Iowa is a top tier research institution sitting in the midst of a rural state. ho have embraced and participated in landmark clinical trials in cerebrovascular disease led by UI investigators for more than 50 years.

The UI Regional Coordinating Center comprises a network that expands the research capabilities of the UI to 12 trial-ready sites. Those hospitals will be supplied by a statewide infrastructure of spokes that will allow adequate representation in trials of those Americans first evaluated at critical access hospitals.

https://uihc.org/stroke-clinic.
Principal Investigator
Enrique Leira, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director of the Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Neurology,
2 RCP 200 Hawkins Drive Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone Number: 319-356-8755
email: enrique-leira@uiowa.edu

Areas of Interest: Inter-hospital helicopter acute trials, stroke monitoring, clinicometrics

Co-Principal Investigator
Harold Adams, MD
Professor of Neurology Director of Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Neurology,
2 RCP 200 Hawkins Drive Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone Number: 319-356-8755
email: harold-adams@uiowa.edu

Areas of Interest: Treatment of acute ischemic stroke, improving recovery after stroke, clinical rating instruments in stroke

Clinical Coordinator
Heena Olalde, RN, MSN
Neurological Research Nurse Coordinator
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Neurology,
2 RCP 200 Hawkins Drive Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone Number: 319-356-8326
email: heena-olalde@uiowa.edu

Areas of Interest: Recruitment and retention in clinical trials, stroke, and nursing

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