Deborah A. Levine, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Internal Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine and the Department of Neurology and the Director of the Cognitive Health Services Research Program at the University of Michigan. Dr. Levine received her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at New York University/Bellevue Hospital Center, New York. She received a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard University. In 2009, she joined the faculty of the University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Levine studies vascular cognitive impairment. In particular, she studies the trajectory and risk factors of cognitive decline after stroke and the contribution of vascular risk factors to cognitive decline and health disparities. Dr. Levine has led innovative national studies that created pooled longitudinal cohorts with harmonized, calibrated cognitive data and developed a new simulation model to predict cardiovascular disease and dementia. She has spoken nationally and internationally about vascular cognitive impairment including post-stroke cognitive impairment.