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Ruchira Jha MD, MSc

Associate Professor
Neurocritical Care

Ruchira Jha, MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute. She is a clinical neurointensivist and the director of neurocritical care research. She is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and in neurocritical care by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties.

Dr. Jha’s expertise includes clinical and translational research in neurotrauma and neurocritical care. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Neurological Association, the National Neurotrauma Society, the Neurocritical Care Society, the Society for Neuroscience, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Jha earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. She also earned a Master of Science degree in clinical and translational research from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. Dr. Jha completed her neurology residency, chief residency, and a fellowship in neurocritical care at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women’s Hospital through the Harvard Medical School Partners Program.

Dr. Jha has received prestigious awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other foundations to pursue her research. She uses a translational approach to evaluate and develop individualized targets against cerebral edema to improve outcomes after traumatic brain injury (TBI). She has multiple publications and national presentations in this field. She is also involved in collaborations with multicenter TBI consortia, such as TRACK TBI and GAIN (Genetic Associations in Neurotrauma), for her research. Dr. Jha serves on the editorial board of JAMA Neurology and is the critical care section editor for the journal Stroke.

Portrait of Ruchira Jha, MD

Ruchira Jha MD, MSc

Associate Professor
Neurocritical Care

Ruchira Jha, MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute. She is a clinical neurointensivist and the director of neurocritical care research. She is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and in neurocritical care by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties.

Dr. Jha’s expertise includes clinical and translational research in neurotrauma and neurocritical care. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Neurological Association, the National Neurotrauma Society, the Neurocritical Care Society, the Society for Neuroscience, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Jha earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. She also earned a Master of Science degree in clinical and translational research from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. Dr. Jha completed her neurology residency, chief residency, and a fellowship in neurocritical care at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women’s Hospital through the Harvard Medical School Partners Program.

Dr. Jha has received prestigious awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other foundations to pursue her research. She uses a translational approach to evaluate and develop individualized targets against cerebral edema to improve outcomes after traumatic brain injury (TBI). She has multiple publications and national presentations in this field. She is also involved in collaborations with multicenter TBI consortia, such as TRACK TBI and GAIN (Genetic Associations in Neurotrauma), for her research. Dr. Jha serves on the editorial board of JAMA Neurology and is the critical care section editor for the journal Stroke.