UCNI Leadership Team


The University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute was founded in 1998 to foster collaboration across departments, specialties, facilities and health care professionals providing clinical care, research and education for neurologic and psychiatric disorders. Our goals are to • Provide life-changing, patient-centered medical care •  Drive innovation through groundbreaking research • Educate and inspire the next generation of health care professionals

Members of our leadership team are:

  • Nancy Barone, Ed.D., M.S.N., M.B.A., FACHE – Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Joseph Broderick, MD – Director, UC Neuroscience Institute | Professor of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Andrew Filak, MD – Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Medicine | Designated Institutional Official (DIO) and Vice President of Education, UCMC and UC Health | Chair, Dept. of Medical Education, College of Medicine | Professor of Medical Education | Professor of Family and Community Medicine
  • James Herman, PhD – Director, UC Neurobiology Research Center
  • Kevin Joseph, MD – President and CEO, West Chester Hospital | Senior VP, UC Health
  • Brett Kissela, MD – Professor and Chair of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine, UC College of Medicine
  • Lori Uphaus, MBA – Administrative Director, UC Neuroscience Institute
  • Mario Zuccarello, MD – Associate Clinical Director, UC Neuroscience Institute

You can reach a member of the UC Neuroscience Institute leadership team by calling (866) 941-UCNI (8642) or by filling out a form on our contact page.

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