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Dr Richard B Lipton MD

Edwin S Lowe Professor of Neurology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York, USA

Dr Richard B Lipton is the Edwin S Lowe Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology, Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York.

Dr Lipton earned his medical degree at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He was a resident and chief resident in the Department of Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed fellowships in clinical neurophysiology at Einstein, and a fellowship in neuroepidemiology at New York’s Columbia University.  Dr Lipton is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. He is also board certified in Headache Medicine by the UCNS.

His research focuses on the epidemiology, burden and treatment of neurologic diseases with special interests in migraine and other headache disorders. He has been the Principal Investigator of the Einstein Aging Study for the past 25 years. This is an NIH-funded program project which focuses on cognitive aging and dementia. He has also been the Principal Investigator of numerous clinical trials and observational epidemiologic studies in headache medicine.

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