Professor of Neurological Surgery | University of Washington
Prof. Dr. Samuel R. Browd M.D., Ph.D., FACS, FAANS, FAAP is Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington, co-founder and chief medical officer of VICIS, Inc. Dr. Browd is Director of the Sports Institute at UW Medicine, Attending Neurosurgeon at Seattle Children’s Hospital, Medical Director of the Seattle Children’s Sports Concussion Program, adjunct Professor of Bioengineering
and affiliate faculty of the Foster School of Business. Dr. Browd serves as an Unaffiliated Neurologic Consultant to the NFL and as an independent neurologic consultant to the Seattle Seahawks.
Prof. Dr. Browd is an UW Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellow and was recognized as the University of Washington School of Medicine co-inventor of the year for 2016 with VICIS co-founder Dr. Per Reinhall (chairman UW Mechanical Engineering). Dr. Browd completed a combined M.D. and Ph.D at the University of Florida studying neuroplasticity and learning. Dr. Browd’s current interests include exercise and sports safety, concussion advocacy and awareness, and the application of biomedical engineering solutions in sports safety.