Andrew Huffer, MD
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Andrew Huffer

ANDREW HUFFER

3800 13th Ave S

Seattle, WA 98108

(206) 277-1574 (office)

(585) 233-2153 (mobile)

Andrew.Huffer@va.gov

ahuffer@uw.edu


 

EDUCATION

 

June, 2015                    Vascular Neurology Fellowship

      University of Washington School of Medicine

      Seattle, Washington

 

June, 2014                    Neurology Residency                    

      University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

                                   Rochester, New York

                                  

June, 2011                    Internal Medicine Internship                    

      University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

                                   Rochester, New York

                                  

May, 2010                    Doctor of Medicine                    

      University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

       Rochester, New York

                                  

June, 2005                    Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Certificate of Advanced Study in Spanish

                                   Magna Cum Laude

                                        Carleton College

      Northfield, Minnesota

                                  

 

FACULTY POSITIONS

 

August, 2015 -                    Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology     

   Present                    University of Washington School of Medicine

                                     Seattle, Washington                  

 

 

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

 

August, 2015 -                    Attending Physician                   

   Present                    Medical Director, VA Puget Sound Primary Stroke Center                 

      VA Puget Sound Healthcare System

                                     Seattle, WA

 

 

HONORS

 

2014                                  Donald W. Reynolds Charitable Foundation Grant   

 

2013-2014                    Administrative Chief Resident

                                  University of Rochester, Department of Neurology

                                  Rochester, NY

 

 

LICENSURE

 

2016 – Present                    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Vascular Neurology

             

2014 – Present                    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

 

2014 – Present                    Washington State License MD60444024, Unrestricted

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP

 

2015 – Present      American Heart Association, Stroke Council

 

2010 – Present                    American Academy of Neurology             

 

 

ACTIVE RESEARCH

 

2017 – Present                    Site Principle Investigator

“Atrial Cardiopathy and Antithrombotic Drugs in Prevention after Cryptogenic Stroke (ARCADIA)”

                                  VA Puget Sound Healthcare System

                                  Seattle, WA

Multi-center randomized, double-blind, active-control phase 3 clinical trial of apixaban versus aspirin in patients who have evidence of atrial cardiopathy and a recent stroke of unknown cause by current criteria.

 

2015 – Present                    Site Principle Investigator

“Carotid Revascularization and Medical Management for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis (CREST-2) Study”

                                        VA Puget Sound Healthcare System

      Seattle, WA

Two parallel multi-center randomized, observer-blinded phase 3 endpoint trials comparing best medical management alone or combined with carotid endarterectomy or stenting for patients with asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis > 70%.

 

 

 

2014 Present              Co-Investigator

      “Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS) Stroke Study”

                                  University of Washington

      Seattle, Washington

Retrospective cohort study using expect adjudication of cerebrovascular events to define stroke incidence and associations in a cohort of HIV-positive patients in the CNICS registry. 

 

ABSTRACTS

 

February, 2016    “Design, Implementation, and Findings of Next Generation Stroke Adjudication in

      HIV. Crane HM, Chow F, Becker KJ, Marra CM, Zunt JR, Ho EL, Kalani R,

      Huffer A, Nance RM, Delaney JAC, Burkholder G, Moore RD, Mathews WC,

      Eron JJ, Drozd DR, Kitahata MM, Saag MS, Tirschwell DL.                 

                                        Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 2016

                                  Boston, Massachusetts

 

February, 2015     “Palliative Care Consultations for Stroke Patients in Washington State,”

      Creutzfeldt C, Huffer A, Kalani R, Tirschwell DL.

                                        International Stroke Conference 2015

      Nashville, Tennessee

 

March, 2013                    “A Case of Genetic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Schneider R, Huffer A,

      Duffy C.

                                        American Academy of Neurology 65th Annual Meeting

      San Diego, California

 

 

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS

 

April, 2017              “Incidence of Stroke in the US Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS) Cohort,” Tirschwell DL, Chow F, Becker KJ, Marra CM, Zunt JR, Ho E, Kalani R, Huffer A, Nance R, Williams-Nguyen J, Burkholder G, Moore R, Matthews WC, Eron J, Drozd D, Kitahata M, Saag M, Crane HM.

                                  American Academy of Neurology 69th Annual Meeting

                                  Boston, Massachusetts

                                 

 

INVITED LECTURES AND CME PRESENTATIONS

 

April, 2016                    “Stroke Syndromes”                   

      University of Washington Department of Physical Medicine &

      Rehabilitation 33rd Annual Board Review Course

                                  Seattle, WA

                                 

December,                    “Cost Effective Stroke Care”                   

   2015                                  University of Washington Neurology Lecture Series

                                     Seattle, WA

                                 

October, 2015                    “Carotid Endarterectomy for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: Less is More                   

      Pacific Northwest Vascular Society Annual Meeting

                                  Seattle, WA

                                 

April, 2015                    “Stroke Syndromes”                   

      University of Washington Department of Physical Medicine &

      Rehabilitation 32nd Annual Board Review Course

                                  Seattle, WA

                                 

February,                    “Nutritional Strategies for Primary and Secondary Stroke Prevention”                   

   2015                                  University of Washington Stroke Lecture Series

                                    Seattle, Washington

                                 

May, 2013                    “Eagle Syndrome and Cerebrovascular Disease”                   

      University of Rochester Department of Neurology Grand Rounds

                                  Rochester, New York

                                 

November,                    “Idiopathic Hypertrophic Pachymeningitis                   

   2012                                  University of Rochester Department of Neurology Grand Rounds

                                     Rochester, New York

                                 

April, 2012                    “Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: Important Clinical Variants”                   

      University of Rochester Department of Neurology Grand Rounds

                                  Rochester, New York

                                 

December,                    “Leptomeningeal Lymphomatosis”                   

   2012                                  University of Rochester Department of Neurology Grand Rounds

                                     Rochester, New York

                                 

 

SPECIAL LOCAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

August, 2015 -                    Chair

   Present                    VA Puget Sound Stroke Advisory Council      

                                  VA Puget Sound Healthcare System

                                  Seattle, WA

 

October, 2015 -     Member

   Present                    VA Puget Sound Hospital Specialty Medicine Quality Council

                                  VA Puget Sound Healthcare System

                                  Seattle, WA