Robin Ulep, MD


  • Fellowship: Vascular Neurology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
  • Residency: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, CA
  • Internship: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, CA
  • Medical School:  University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • Undergraduate: Brown University, Providence, RI (Sc.B. Biology - Biotechnology with Honors)



  • Health disparities in neurology
  • Gender equity
  • Improving access to telestroke care
  • Medical education



Katz NB, Bryan KM, Jumreornvong O, Sarno DL, Ulep RD, Englander MJ. Re: “Academic Productivity Differences by Gender and Child Age in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine Faculty During the COVID-19 Pandemic” by Krukowski et al. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2021 Jun 10. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2021.0238. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34115546.

Sarno DL, Ulep RD, Katz NB, Jumreornvong O, Bryan KM, Verduzco-Gutierrez M. Letter to the Editor on "Trends in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Match: Analysis of NRMP Data from 2007 to 2018". PM R. 2021 Apr 28. doi: 10.1002/pmrj.12621. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33909953.

Bryan KM, Jumreornvong O, Katz NB, Sarno DL, Ulep RD, Verduzco-Gutierrez M. Reply re: "The Physiatry Workforce in 2019 and Beyond Part 2: Modeling Results". Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2021 Apr 8. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000001765. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33843759.

Sunmonu NA, Thomas M, Ulep R, Ambati NA, Worrall BB. A Rare RNF213 Variant is Associated with Moyamoya Disease in an African American Family. Poster presented virtually at: International Stroke Conference 2021.

Narrett JA, Ulep RD, Murphy, JM, and Southerland AM. Teaching NeuroImages: Neurologic deterioration after atrial fibrillation ablation. Neurology: Resident and Fellow Section. 2020 July 8. PMID: 32641535.

Johnston KC, Bruno A, Pauls Q, Hall CE, Barrett KM, Barsan W, Fansler A, Van de Bruinhorst K, Janis S, Durkalski-Mauldin VL; Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials Network [including Ulep R] and the SHINE Trial Investigators. Intensive vs Standard Treatment of Hyperglycemia and Functional Outcome in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: The SHINE Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2019 Jul 23;322(4):326-335. PMID: 31334795.

Ulep R, Arteaga D, Southerland S, Worrall B, Faber J, Wintermark M, Johnston KC. Relationship between intracranial collateral status and hyperglycemia during acute ischemic stroke, a sub-analysis from the Shine Hyperglycemia Insulin Network Effort (SHINE) Trial. Poster presented at: International Stroke Conference 2019.

Wen Y, Mohammed AE, Ulep RD, Chokhawala H, Vidal G, Iwuchukwu I, McGrade HC, Chehebar D, Zweifler RM. Telestroke Diagnosis of Conversion Disorder. Poster presented at: International Stroke Conference 2019.

Ulep R, Stuntz GA, Mohammed AE, Yu CG, Mitchell S, Vidal G, Gaines KJ, Iwuchukwu I, McGrade HC, Chehebar D, Gropen T, Zweifler RM. Diagnostic accuracy of telestroke consultation. Podium presentation at: International Stroke Conference 2018.

van Driel ML, Morledge MD, Ulep R, Shaffer JP, Davies P, Deichmann R. Cochrane corner: interventions to improve adherence to lipid-lowering medication. Heart. 2018 Mar;104(5):367-369. PMID: 29440453.

Khan FA, Manacheril Rinu, Ulep R, Martin JE, Chimakurthy A. Trigeminal trophic syndrome associated with the use of synthetic marijuana. Ochsner J. 2017 Fall;17(3):292-295. PMID: 29026366.

Schoendorfer N, Gannaway D, Jukic K, Ulep R, Schafer J. Future doctors’ perceptions about incorporating nutrition into standard care practice. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2017 Sep-Oct;36(7):565-571. Epub 2017 Sept 12. PMID: 28895789.

Price-Haywood EG, Harden-Barrios J, Ulep R, Luo Q. eHealth Literacy: patient engagement in identifying strategies to encourage use of patient portals among older adults. Population Health Management. 2017 Dec;20(6):486-494. Epub 2017 Apr 6. PMID: 28384076.

Ulep R, Khan F, Houghton D. Comparison of quantitative measures of pupil light reflex measured using automated pupillometer in patients with Parkinson’s disease and controls. Poster presented at: American Academy of Neurology 69th Annual Meeting.

Ulep R, Malhotra S. Palliative Medicine. Book chapter in: Clinical Approaches to Hospital Medicine. New York, NY: Springer; 2017 Nov 9:121-132. Epub 2017 Aug 22. ISBN 978-3-319-64773-9.

Ulep R, Price-Haywood E, Harden-Barrios J, Luo Q. Interest in internet or smartphone health tracking tools among older patients. Poster presented at: Ochsner’s Thirteenth Annual Research Day 2016.

van Driel ML, Morledge MD, Ulep R, Shaffer JP, Davies P, Deichmann R. Interventions to improve adherence to lipid-lowering medication. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2016 Dec 21;12:CD004371. PMID: 28000212.

Deichmann RE, Morledge MD, Ulep R, Shaffer JP, Davies P, van Driel ML. A metaanalysis of interventions to improve adherence to lipid-lowering medication. Ochsner J. 2016 Fall;16(3):230-7. PMID: 27660570.

Ulep R, Pitre RS, Messina S, Alam J. Antibiotic Resistance & Bacterial Transformation Instructor Manual. New Orleans, LA: Bioscience Enrichment for Students and Teachers (BEST) Science! (National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award R25OD010515); 2015.



  • University of Virginia Ted M. Burns, MD Citizenship Award, 2021
  • American Academy of Neurology Enhanced Resident Leadership Program, 2021
  • University of Virginia Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Health System Award, 2021
  • American Academy of Neurology Medical Student Summer Research Scholarship, 2016
  • American Academy of Neurology Medical Student Prize for Excellence, 2016
  • Alice S. Hersh Travel Scholarship to Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, 2016
  • University of Queensland Advantage Grant Recipient, 2014
  • Towards Rural and Outback Health Queensland Rural Elective Experience Scholarship, 2013
  • Praxis Biology ETS Recognition of Excellence Award for Teachers, 2011