Phillip Kucab, MD

Phillip Kucab, MD

Phillip Kucab, MD

Narrative Bio

Phillip Kucab, MD is an Assistant Professor (Clinician Educator) with the Department of Neurology, Wayne State University School of Medicine and Chief of Neurology, Integrated Clinical Services, John D. Dingell VA Medical Center.

Dr. Kucab received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan. He went on to complete a Fellowship in Public Health and Epidemiology Fellowship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, and a Master of Science degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia. He is a graduate of the Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2016 and completed his Neurology Residency at the Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2020.

As the Chief of Neurology Integrated Clinical Services John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Dr. Kucab provides leadership to staff, residents and students on the neurology service and serves veterans from metropolitan Detroit and surrounding areas.

Dr. Kucab has a long history of community involvement. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the World Federation of Hemophilia USA, Albany, New York, which is an international humanitarian aid organization that supplies medications and medical professionals to developing countries.

Dr. Kucab is the Founder and current President of World AIDS Day in Detroit focused on bringing together AIDS-service organizations, governmental and educational institutions, business, community, and political leaders to commemorate World AIDS Day since 2011.

While in his neurology residency, Dr. Kucab served as President of the Detroit Medical Center Resident Council, which represents over 1,100 medical residents and fellows training at the Detroit Medical Center. The council represents and advocates for the needs of its member physicians and works to provide a professional workplace for residents and fellows. The council also interfaces with the medical center leadership on several quality and safety initiatives throughout the Detroit Medical Center hospitals.

Academic Rank

Assistant Professor (Clinician Educator)
Department of Neurology
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Chief of Neurology, Integrated Clinical Services, John D. Dingell VA Medical Center

Undergraduate

University of Michigan, Bachelor of Science degree, 2007

Graduate

Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, Master of Science degree in Physiology and Biophysics, 2009

Medical

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, MD Degree, 2016

Internships

DMC - Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Residency

 Wayne State University and Detroit Medical Center, Department of Neurology 2020

Fellowships

Public Health and Epidemiology Fellowship, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia in 2008 

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Kucab, P., Bhattacharya, P.. (2017) Epidemiology of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Cerebrovascular Disease in a Post Antiretroviral Era. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.

Kucab, P., Stepanyan K.D., Fugh-Berman, A.. (2016) Direct-to-consumer Marketing to People with Hemophilia. PLoS Med. 13 (6)

Miller, C., Kelly, F.M., Oakley, M., Brown, D.M. Kucab, P., Soucie, J.M. (2014) A Public Health Approach to the Prevention of Hemophilia Inhibitors. Am Journal of Prev Med. 47 (5) 669-673

Miao, H. Z., Sirachainan, N., Palmer, L., Kucab, P., Cunningham, M. A., Kaufman, R. J., & Pipe, S. W. (2004). Bioengineering of coagulation factor VIII for improved secretion. Blood, 9, 3412–3419.

Kucab, P. and Bhattacharya, P. The Changing Epidemiology of Stroke in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Neurology 2015; 84 (14:supplement P1:0.89): 1526-632x.

Book Chapters

Bhattacharya, P., Kucab P (2017). Cocaine and Stroke in The Neuroscience of Cocaine: Mechanisms and Treatment. 1st edition, Elsevier Publications.

Published Abstracts

Kucab, P., Bhattacharya, P.. “The Influence of Sleep Derangement, Low Energy and Fatigue on Depression after Stroke.” Poster presentation at the American Academy of Neurology 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, C.A. on April 24th, 2018

Kucab, P., Bhattacharya, P.. “Increased Prevalence of early Post Stroke Depression Among Single Women after Ischemic Stroke.” Poster presentation at the American Academy of Neurology 69th Annual conference in Boston, M.A. on April 27th, 2017.

Kucab, P., Sudhakara, A., Arsene, C.. “Mind-body medicine and mindfulness techniques as a tool to decrease burnout among resident physicians.” Poster presentation at the DMC Graduate Medical Education Quality Education and Safe System Training (QuESST) Resident Research Day in Detroit, Michigan on April 26, 2017.

Kucab, P., Bhattacharya, P.. "The Changing Epidemiology of Stroke in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)." Poster presentation at the American Academy of Neurology 67th Annual conference in Washington D.C. on April 21st, 2015.

Fliegel J., Fessler K., Rzepka E., Lindell C., Kucab P., Adkins S. (2005) Camping With Kids: A Unique Pediatric Elective. Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics. University of Michigan Medical School

Oral Presentations

Kucab, P., Bhattacharya, P.. "The Changing Epidemiology of Stroke in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)." Platform presentation at the American Academy of Neurology 67th Annual conference in Washington D.C. on April 21st, 2015

Palmer L., Thornburg C.D., Kucab P., Maio H.Z., Kaufman R.J., Pipe S.W. (2003) In Vivo Characterization of the Thrombogenic Potential of a Novel Genetically Engineered Inactivation of Resistant Factor VIII. Oral presentation in the plenary session at the Midwest Pediatric Research Society Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 16-17, 2003.
 

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