Kamakshi Lakshminarayan, MBBS, PhD, MS

Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health

Kamakshi Lakshminarayan

Contact Info

laksh004@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-624-9492

Office Address:
300 West Bank Office Building

Mailing Address:
1300 S 2nd St
Room 300 West Bank Office Building
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Hope Amundsen

Administrative Phone
612-301-1454

Administrative Email
amund579@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-301-1455

Clinical Residency, Neurology, University of Minnesota

Fellowship, Clinical Research Training, American Academy of Neurology

PhD, Cognitive Science, University of California-Irvine

MS, Health Services Research & Policy, University of Minnesota

MBBS, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (Jipmer, India)

Summary

I am a board certified, practicing vascular neurologist and clinical and health outcomes researcher. My research focuses on stroke prevention, interventions to improve long-term outcomes in stroke survivors, and improving the quality of stroke care, and the neuro-epidemiology of stroke. 

Expertise

Stroke, primary prevention, secondary prevention, chronic disease, mobile health technology

Professional Associations

  • ABPN Board Certification in Neurology and Pediatric Neurology
  • ABPN Subspecialty Certification Vascular Neurology 
  • American Heart Association Stroke Council, FAHA
  • American Academy of Neurology

Research

Research Summary/Interests

My contribution to stroke research includes: 

  • An understanding of the causes of hospital readmissions for stroke survivors
  • Improving the self-management of stroke survivors using mobile technology 
  • Developing system-based interventions for improving acute stroke care quality
  • Helping to explain population trends in stroke rates and stroke survival
  • Informing the use of Medicare data for stroke surveillance

Research Funding Grants

  • 2014–2017, "Health Outcomes Research Using Women's Health Initiative-Medicare Linked Data," Principal Investigator
  • 2016–2018, "Formative Research Toward a Mobile Technology Facilitated Chronic Care Model: mGlide Infrastructure Development," Co-Principal Investigator
  • 2013–2018, "NINDS Stroke Trials Network Regional Coordinating Center," Co-Investigator
  • 2016–2017, NIH/NINDS, "Carotid Revascularization and Medical Management for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Trial (CREST-2)," Co-Investigator

Publications

Teaching

Teaching Areas

I am the director of graduate studies of the Clinical Research MS program at the School of Public Health. 

Courses

Clinical

Specialties

  • Stroke

Media

In The News

SPH News

In The Media

  • Medical News Today: Infections could trigger cardiovascular disease (Harrisburg News)
  • Do infections really increase the risk of heart attacks? (Care 2)