Prof. Patrick Pullicino obtained his MD with distinction, from the University of Malta in 1973.He then trained in the UK and specialised in neurology at the National Hospital, Queen Square and then at the University of Rochester, New York, and obtained the Diploma of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He subspecialised in Cerebrovascular Disease at the Salpetriere Hospital in Paris and was Consultant Physician and Neurologist in Malta prior to becoming Director of the Stroke Program and tenured Professor of Neurology at the State University of New York in Buffalo.
He became Chairman of the Department of Neurology and Neurosciences at the New Jersey Medical School, New Jersey in 2001 and returned to the UK in 2005. He is principal neurologist of a large multicentre National Institute of Heatlh clinical trial of anticoagulation in heart failure which he instigated and successfully submitted to the NIH for funding. The study is currently recruiting in America and Europe
Degrees Held: MD, PhD (London), MRCP, FACP.
University and NHS Appointments:
Professor of Clinical Neurosciences, KIMHS, University of Kent
Adjunct Professor of Neurology and Neurosciences, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA
Head of Neurology, Ophthalmology and Psychiatry Teaching for Kings College 3rd Year Medical Students in Canterbury
Consultant Neurologist, East Kent Hospital