About Jonathan Rosand, MD, MSC

Dr. Rosand is Professor of Neurology at Harvard, holds the J.P. Kistler Endowed Chair in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Associate Member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. An internationally renowned scientist, clinician, educator and organizational leader, he has created a legacy of multidisciplinary teams that tackle some of the most pressing challenges in brain disease. Dr. Rosand graduated from Columbia College with a degree in Greek and Latin, and earned his medical degree from the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. He completed his clinical and research training at Mass General, the Harvard School of Public Health, and the Whitehead Institute Center for Genome Research. Dr. Rosand’s world-class research program in cerebrovascular health has been the training ground for a generation of top investigators in the stroke and brain health. Dr. Rosand founded the International Stroke Genetics Consortium, which brings together over 100 pre-eminent investigators from 6 continents, and also launched the NIH-funded investigator training program in Recovery and Restoration of Central Nervous System function following injury. He continues to care for patients in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit and the McCance Center's outpatient practice. Prior to co-founding the McCance Center, Dr. Rosand founded and built Mass General’s Division of Neurocritical Care into the country’s pre-eminent Neurocritical Care team.

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Mass General Neurology: McCance Center for Brain Health
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-4881

Mass General Neurology: Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
55 Fruit St.
Lunder Building
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 857-238-5600

Medical Education

  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • MSc, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Harvard Medical School*
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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