Robert G. Holloway, MD

Robert Holloway

Principal Investigator

Dr. Holloway is Professor of Neurology and Community and Preventive Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He completed his B.S. and M.D. degrees from the University of Connecticut and his neurology residency at the University of Rochester in 1993. After that, he pursued a Master of Public Health with an emphasis in health services and outcomes research. He has been a member of the faculty at the University of Rochester ever since. He is also the Director of the University of Rochester’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Research Education, Training & Career Development Key Function. He has maintained a general neurology focus and has published extensively on clinical and translational research efforts across many disorders, including stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, dementia, and neuropathies. He has over 15 years of experience in experimental therapeutics of neurological diseases, including as Associate Director of the Clinical Trials Coordination Center from 1996 to 2004 (now the Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics). He has been a recipient of several teaching and mentoring awards including the Neurology Resident Teaching Award, the Harry Segal Prize for Excellence in Third Year teaching, and the URMC Junior Faculty Mentoring Award. In 2006 and 2009, he has was selected as one of several potential candidates for the URMC Humanism in Medicine Award. In 2008, he became double-boarded in both Neurology and Hospice & Palliative Medicine. He has written more than 100 manuscripts and editorials and is co-editor of the books Case Studies in Neuroscience and Primer of Palliative Care.