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Robert G. Holloway, M.D., M.P.H.

Neurology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-1200

Administrative: (585) 273-3079

Office: (585) 275-1200

Fax: (585) 244-2529

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Biography

Professional Background

Robert G. Holloway Jr., MD, MPH, is Professor and Edward A. and Alma Vollertsen Rykenboer Chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He received his undergraduate (1985) and medical degrees from the University of Connecticut (1989), and his neurology (1993) and health services research training (MPH, 1996) at the University of Rochester. He has been on the faculty since 1993 and became Chair in 2013. Dr. Holloway is boarded in both Neurology and Palliative Medicine. His research interests are broad and include experimental therapeutics and outcomes research covering many areas of neurology. He is the PI on several institutional awards that support clinical trial research and career development. He has authored over 140 manuscripts, reviews, and editorials, and is co-editor of three books: Case Studies in Neuroscience, Primer on Palliative Care and Neuropalliative Care. He has been the recipient of numerous awards including the C. Miller Fisher Neuroscience Visionary Award, American Stroke Association, Dr. Robert Joynt Kindness Award, Junior Faculty Mentoring Award, Alpha Omega Alpha Faculty Inductee, Nominee, AAMC Humanism Award, and the Harry L. Segal Prize for Excellence in Third Year Teaching.

Research

His research interests are broad and include experimental therapeutics and outcomes research covering many areas of neurology. He is the PI on several institutional awards that support clinical trial research and career development.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine - American Board of Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

1985
BS | University of Connecticut
Biology

1989
MD | Univ Connecticut Sch Medicine
Medicine

1996
MPH | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent
Community Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/1993 - 05/30/1996
Fellowship in Community & Preventative Med/Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center

09/01/1990 - 05/30/1993
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center

09/01/1989 - 05/30/1990
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital

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Awards

2011
Alpha Omega Alpha Faculty Inductee
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2008
Junior Faculty Mentoring Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center
Location: Rochester, New York

2007 - 2012
Best Doctors in America
Sponsor: Best Doctors, Inc.

2006
Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers
Sponsor: The Department of Health Policy and Management
Location: Harvard School of Public Health,

2006
Neurology Senior Faculty Teaching Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Location: Rochester, New York

2006
Nominee
Sponsor: AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award

2006
Co-Chair
Sponsor: Stroke & Stroke Rehabilitation Work Group-Physician Consortium f

2005
Medical Center Board Excellence Award
Sponsor: Palliative Care Team

2004
Teacher Recognition Award
Sponsor: American Academy of Neurology

2002 - 2003
Harry L. Segal Prize for Excellence in Third Year Teaching
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Location: Rochester, New York

2002 - 2003
Neurology Faculty Teaching Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Location: Rochester, New York

1998
ISTAHC Award for 1997 for finest article published in 1997 " Mushlin AI, Mooney C, Holloway RG, Detsky AS, Mattson DH, Phelps CE. The cost-effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with equivocal neurological symptoms. Int J Technol Assess Health Care, 1997:13:21-34.

1998
Quality Achievement Award for Physician Leadership in Performance Improvement
Sponsor: University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, New York

1985
Phi Beta Kappa
Sponsor: University of Connecticut

1985
Olin Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research in Cellular and Molecular Biology
Sponsor: University of Connecticut
Location: Storrs, Connecticut

1984
University Scholar
Sponsor: University of Connecticut
Location: Storrs, Connecticut

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Publications

Journal Articles

7/2017
Glance LG, Holloway RG. "Raising the Alarm on Brain Attacks in Surgical Patients: Are We Doing Enough to Prevent and Treat Postoperative Strokes?" Anesthesiology.. 2017 Jul 0; 127(1):3-5.

6/2017
Holloway RG, Bernat JL. "The emerging partnership between palliative care and stroke." Neurology. Clinical practice.. 2017 Jun 0; 7(3):191-193.

4/2017
Guillet R, Holloway RG, Gross RA, Libby K, Shapiro JR. "Junior faculty core curriculum to enhance faculty development." Journal of clinical and translational science.. 2017 Apr 0; 1(2):77-82. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Books & Chapters

2010
Chapter Title: Palliative Care
Book Title: Andreoli and Carpenter's Cecil Essentials of Medicine
Author List: Holloway R.G., Quill T.E
Edited By: T. E. Andreoli
Published By: Elsevier 2010 in Philadelphia

2005
Chapter Title: Economics of Parkinson's Disease
Book Title: Parkinson's Disease
Author List: Noyes K and Holloway RG
Edited By: Ebadi M, Pfeiff
Published By: CRC Press 2005 in Boca Raton

2004
Chapter Title: Evidence-based medicine
Book Title: Neuroepidemiology: From Principles to Practice,
Author List: Holloway RG, Vickrey BG, Thom DH.
Edited By: Nelson L, VanDen Eeden S, Tanner C, McGuire VM.
Published By: Oxford University Press 2004 in Oxford

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