Joseph P. Broderick, MD, is Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Director of the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Broderick graduated summa cum laude with distinction from Xavier University with an Honors Bachelor of the Arts in 1978. In 1982, he graduated from the University of Cincinnati Medical School where he ranked first in his medical school class. He received his medical neurologic training and completed a Cerebrovascular fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN in 1987. He returned to the University of Cincinnati in 1987 and served as Chair of the Department of Neurology from 4/2000 to 12/2013 at which time he assumed Directorship of the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute.
Dr. Broderick is an internationally recognized expert on the treatment and underlying causes of stroke. He currently is the Principal Investigator of the National Coordinating Center for the NIH funded network of stroke trials. Dr. Broderick’s two-fold passion is to improve the treatment and outcome of stroke patients world-wide, and to have world class patient care and research for all areas of neurologic disease at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Broderick has been a very active member of the American Heart and Stroke Association since early in his academic career and has served in both regional and national leadership roles within the organization, most recently as the current Chair of the Stroke Council.
Dr. Broderick’s contributions to advancing stroke treatment, research, and education worldwide are reflected in multiple awards including the Daniel Drake Medal at the University of Cincinnati in 2010, the national American Heart Association Clinical Research Prize in 2011 (the first stroke physician to receive the award), and the University of Cincinnati William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement in 2013. He has also been awarded with the William B. Feinberg Award for Excellence in Clinical Stroke by the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association, the Healthcare Heroes Award for Innovation by the Cincinnati Business Courier, and the Samuel Kaplan Visionary Research Award by the American Heart Association. In addition to his many lifetime achievements, Dr. Broderick serves the Cincinnati community as a Board Member of UC Health.