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  • Grace Maloney, MD

    Grace Maloney, MD, is a neurophysiatrist and back pain specialist at Barrow Neurological Institute. She is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

    Dr. Maloney’s expertise includes interventional spine care and sports medicine. Her practice includes vertebral augmentation, spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain, and spinal injections for degenerative disc and joint diseases.

    Dr. Maloney earned her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. She completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Stanford Medicine in Redwood City, California and an interventional spine and sports fellowship at Barrow Brain and Spine in Phoenix.

    For more information or to request an appointment with Dr. Maloney, please call (602) 406-4630.

    Artak Tovmasyan, PharmD, PhD

    Artak Tovmasyan, PharmD, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology at Barrow Neurological Institute. He directs the pharmacokinetics core laboratory at the Ivy Brain Tumor Center.

    Dr. Tovmasyan’s expertise includes pharmaceutical sciences and drug development, particularly in the field of neuro-oncology. He is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research, the Society for Neuro-Oncology, the Society for Redox Biology and Medicine, and the Society for Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines.

    Dr. Tovmasyan earned his PharmD and PhD degrees from the Yerevan State Medical University School of Pharmacy in Armenia, where he also completed a residency in drug development. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Cancer Biology at Duke University Medical Center.

    Dr. Tovmasyan’s work in the pharmacokinetics core laboratory involves evaluating drugs used in Phase 0 clinical trials for brain tumor patients. The results obtained in this state-of-the-art laboratory enable doctors to implement the most efficient brain tumor treatment regimens. The lab also provides services in the assessment and design of preclinical pharmacokinetics studies for experimental drugs, collection and processing of specimens, publishing guidance, and assistance with grant applications. Dr. Tovmasyan’s research interests also include medicinal chemistry in the design and development of agents that target the brain, particularly novel radio-modulators for brain tumor therapy.

    Jennifer Robblee, MD

    Jennifer Robblee, MD, is a neurologist in the Jan and Tom Lewis Migraine Treatment Program and an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute.

    Dr. Robblee’s expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of migraine and other headache disorders. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Headache Society, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, and the International Headache Society. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

    Dr. Robblee earned both her Master of Science degree in quality improvement and patient safety and her medical degree from the University of Toronto in Canada, where she also completed her neurology residency. She completed a headache fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona.

    Dr. Robblee’s research interests include headache medicine.

    For more information or to request an appointment with Dr. Robblee, please call (602) 406-6262.

    Nicholas Flores, MD

    About Barrow Neurological Institute

    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.