Ann Scher, Ph.D.

Ann Scher, Ph.D.

Ann Scher

Name: Ann Scher, Ph.D.

Department of Primary Appointment: Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine
Position: USU Staff
Title: Co-PI, Informatics Core

Affiliated Center: CNRM

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Office Phone: (301) 295-3615


Dr. Scher received her Ph.D. in epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in 2001 following a career in private industry as a computer scientist. She has been on the USUHS faculty since 2003 where she is a Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics. Dr. Scher is also an adjunct investigator at the NIH National Institute on Aging, Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Science. Her current research portfolio includes studies related to the late-life neurological consequences of migraine, the classification and epidemiology of posttraumatic headaches, and prognostic biomarkers for posttraumatic headaches and posttraumatic seizures in military populations. She is an associate editor for Cephalalgia and Pain Medicine and is a fellow of the American Headache Society and the American College of Epidemiology. She is also currently serving as the co-PI of the Informatics Core of CNRM.

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics
Building A, Room 2056
4301 Jones Bridge Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814