Souvik Sen, MD, MPH, is a professor and chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of South Carolina. He is also a recipient of the prestigious Smart State Stroke Chair in South Carolina. Sen has published in peer-reviewed journals including Circulation, Stroke, and the New England Journal of Medicine. He has received research funding from the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health. In 2004, Sen was nominated as a Fellow of the American Heart Association. His research interests include acute stroke treatment, stroke and transient ischemic attack pathophysiology, stroke prevention, and epidemiology.