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Jose Javier Provencio

Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Neurology
Office location and address
1415 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Pennsylvania State University, MD
Residency, University of Virginia
Fellowship, University of Virginia
Biography

J. Javier Provencio, MD, is the medical director of the Nerancy Neuroscience ICU. He trained in internal medicine, neurology, medical critical care and neurocritical care, all at UVA. His primary clinical focus is the care of patients with acute brain injuries who require critical care. He also has a research focus in inflammation after acute brain injuries, and he serves as one of the champions for diversity in the Department of Neurology. 

Dr. Provencio was born in Germany of Spanish parents. After moving to the United States at age 2, he grew up in rural Pennsylvania. He completed his undergraduate education at Swarthmore College and his medical school training at Penn State. He joined UVA in 2015.   

Dr. Provencio is married with three kids and one dog. He serves on the Medical Advisory Board for LifeNet, a nonprofit that facilitates organ transplants.  

StATins Use in intRacerebral hemorrhage patieNts (SATURN)
Source: University of Cincinnati
September 01, 2019 – May 31, 2026
Defining the role of meningeal neutrophils in cognition
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Neurological Disorders & Str
July 01, 2020 – June 30, 2022
Novartis Study BAF312X2207
Source: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
October 04, 2018 – September 16, 2021
MD-NEUR-Extfacorporeal Filtration of Subarachnoid
Source: Minnetronix, Inc.
January 20, 2017 – January 20, 2020
Role of Perivascular Macrophages in Delayed Cerebral Injury Following Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Source: American Association of Neurological Surgeons
July 01, 2018 – June 30, 2019
MD-NEUR Defining targets for treatment of delayed cerebral vasospasm after SAH
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Neurological Disorders & Str
November 01, 2015 – June 30, 2018
NESC 3960: Research in Neuroscience
Credits: 3
Students in Neuroscience major are expected to participate in active research, supervised by a faculty research mentor. The course grade is based on 10 hours/week lab work toward achieving term goals that are determined individually at the beginning of the term. Students are expected to submit a Term Plan one month after the first day of classes and a Progress Report two weeks before the last day of classes.
NESC 3995: Research in Neuroscience
Credits: 3
This course provides opportunities for first and second year students who have not yet declared a major to engage in supervised research activities.
NESC 4970: Distinguished Majors Thesis
Credits: 3
A two-semester course in which the student prepares a thesis under the supervision of a Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty member. The thesis must be based on empirical research conducted by the student. Prerequisite: Participant in Neuroscience DMP.
NESC 4980: Distinguished Majors Thesis
Credits: 3
A two-semester course in which the student prepares a thesis under the supervision of a Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty member. The thesis must be based on empirical research conducted by the student. Prerequisite: Participant in Neuroscience DMP.
NESC 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
NESC 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, under the supervision of a dissertation director.
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