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Brain Injury and Stroke Programs


Scientific Program Manager

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Stuart Hoffman, PhD

Stuart Hoffman, PhD, received his doctoral degree in behavioral and molecular neuroscience at Rutgers University in 1995 and completed his postdoctoral training in pharmacology at Virginia Commonwealth University in 1997. Dr. Hoffman’s professional career began as an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Emory University from 1998 to 2006. Immediately prior to joining the VA, Dr. Hoffman was the Research Director for the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Hoffman represents VA/ORD on traumatic brain injury research. In this role, Dr. Hoffman is the Co-chair of the Government Steering Committee for the VA/DoD Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium, as well as a the VA TBI subject matter expert for the National Research Action Plan for Improving Access to Mental Health Services for Veterans, Service Members, and Military Families. Dr. Hoffman serves on several advisory boards for VA research centers, as well as the Congressionally-mandated Traumatic Brain injury Advisory Committee for the Veterans Health Administration.

For inquiries regarding the RR&D Brain Injury and Stroke Programs, please contact:
Stuart Hoffman, PhD or phone (202) 443-5762.