Jeffrey Switzer

Department Chair

Jeffrey Switzer

Department Chair


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neurology

The Graduate School

Other Duties

Co-Director, AU Medical Associates

  • (706) 721-1691
  • BI 3076


  • MS, Medical Scientist. Georgia Health Sciences Univer, 2011

  • DO, Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy Kirksville Col Of OsteopathicM, 2001

  • BA, Physiological Psychology/Psych Swarthmore College, 1994


  • Neurology ABPN, 2016

  • Vascular Neurology ABPN, 2016

  • PHY State of GA, 2003

  • ABPNVN ABPN, 2008

  • Vascular Neurology ABPN, 2008

  • State of South Caroline Medical License State of SC,

  • ABPN ABPN, 2006

  • Neurology ABPN, 2006

  • BLS AHA, 2014

  • State of Georgia Medical License State of GA, 2003

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow of the American Heart Association – Stroke Council American Heart Association, 2016

  • Fenwick T. Nichols Department of Neurology Resident Teaching Award 2015

  • Distinguished Faculty Award for Clinical Science Research MCG Faculty Senate , 2013

  • MCG Exemplary Teaching Award Excellence in Medical Student Education, 2012

  • Young Investigator Award Southern Translational Education and Research Conference (STaR), 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RNEU 5000

  • NEUR 5001

    Adult Neurology Sub-I
  • NEUR 5000

    Basic Clkshp in Neurology


Selected Recent Publications

  • Response by Fouda and Switzer to Letter Regarding Article, "Minocycline in Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage: An Early Phase Randomized Trial", 2018
  • Validating the TeleStroke Mimic Score A Prediction Rule for Identifying Stroke Mimics Evaluated Over Telestroke Networks, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Minocycline in Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage An Early Phase Randomized Trial, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Telemedicine Quality and Outcomes in Stroke: A Scientific Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Acute stroke in the field: iTREAT, you treat, we all one day will treat … better., 2016

University Service

  • Ethics Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Administrative Assignment, Department Chair
  • Institutional Review Board 2013 - Present

    Role: Administrative Assignment, Department Chair
  • Organ Donation and Transplant Committee 2009 - Present

    Role: Administrative Assignment, Department Chair

Professional Service

  • American Academy of Neurology Telemedicine Work Group 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • American Academy of Neurology Stroke Systems Work Group 2005 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member