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Odette Harris, MD, MPH

DVBIC, Stanford University School of Medicine
DVBIC site director and principal investigator
San Francisco
@VAPAHCS

Dr. Odette Harris is the DVBIC site director and principal investigator at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System where she is also the associate chief of staff of rehabilitation. Harris also serves as the director of Brain Injury at Stanford University Medical Center and associate professor of neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University. Previously, Harris was an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Emory University, and chief of Neurosurgery Service at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.

Harris completed her undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College where she graduated with numerous awards in 1991. She received her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine in 1996 and a Masters of Public Health from University of California, Berkeley. In 2003, she completed her residency in neurosurgery at Stanford. Harris has been the recipient of several academic awards during her education, including the 2003 recipient of the Van Wagenen Fellowship Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Under the auspices of the fellowship, she conducted associated research at University Hospital of the West Indies, where she served as a visiting consultant in neurosurgery.

Harris is a member of several professional organizations including the American Association of Neurosurgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. She has received many professional awards and honors. Harris has also authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and books.