Alexis Simpkins M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
About Alexis Simpkins
Alexis Nétis Simpkins, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor of neurology in the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Simpkins first earned a bachelor of science degree in chemistry, along with a minor in biology, at Augusta University in Georgia. She was then accepted into the dual doctoral program at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, obtaining her medical doctoral degree and a doctorate in vascular biology after investigating utility of a novel agent in vascular and neuroprotection in hypertension and stroke.
She completed her internal medicine internship at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Next, she completed a neurology residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Dr. Simpkins completed her time in Maryland with a combined clinical and research vascular neurology fellowship at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Dr. Simpkins is an active member in the American Heart Association.
Honors & Awards
- Acute Ischemic Stroke
- Monitoring and evaluating stroke therapy
- Protective and preventive measures of cerebrovascular disorders (cerebral ischemia, vascular remodeling and neurological imaging)
- Advanced MRI and stroke
- Blood biomarkers and stroke
- Stroke recovery