Ashley Mears, PA HMBA Clinical Research Practitioner

Ashley is originally from Pennsylvania, where she attended Penn State studying Biology and Chemistry. She spent a few years as a Research Scientist and Technical Marketing Specialist developing, testing, and demonstrating chemical warfare detection devices. After a project aimed at developing an antidote for military personnel who had been exposed to chemical agents, she decided to pursue a career in the medical field. She attended Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA for her MS in Physician Assistant Studies. For the last 8 years she's worked primarily in Neurosurgery with a focus in spine surgery and neuromodulation. Currently, she is affiliated with the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute as a Clinical Research Practitioner with a primary focus on the surgical treatment of movement disorders using deep brain stimulation and focused ultrasound. Keeping aligned with the mission of the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, she also participates in various clinical studies to advance the future of brain health for those suffering from conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and addiction. Her dedication to improving patient outcomes led her to pursue a Healthcare MBA from West Virginia University.

WVU Medicine
Morgantown, WV

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