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Dr. Leanne Casaubon - University Health Network. Toronto, ON, CA

Dr. Leanne Casaubon Dr. Leanne Casaubon

Director, TIA and Minor Stroke (TAMS) Unit | University Health Network

Toronto, ON, CANADA

Leading innovator in stroke research





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Stroke Collaborative 2012 - Concurrent Session 3: TIA Evaluation and Management Making sure minor stroke stays that way




Dr. Leanne Casaubon completed her medical training at Dalhousie University in 1999 and went on to do Neurology Residency training, followed by a two-year stroke fellowship and a Master of Science with a focus in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Casaubon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She is a Clinician Investigator and Neurologist in the Division of Neurology and the Stroke Program at the Toronto Western Hospital (TWH)/ University Health Network, which is the Regional Stroke Centre for the Toronto West Stroke Region. She is also the Director of the TIA and Minor Stroke (TAMS) Unit at TWH. Dr. Casaubon’s clinical research interests include stroke outcomes research, including evaluating prognostic factors such as glucose, sex/ gender differences in stroke outcomes, and ethnic/ cultural aspects of stroke care and outcomes. She is also involved in evaluating patient care models for improving secondary stroke prevention and participates in larger randomized clinical stroke trials.

Industry Expertise (3)


Advanced Medical Equipment

Health Care - Services

Areas of Expertise (4)

Clinical Research



Health Services Research

Education (5)

University of Toronto: MSc, Epidemiology 2007

University of Toronto: Fellowship, Stroke 2006

University of Toronto: Medical Residency, Neurology Residency Program 2004

Dalhousie University: MD, Medicine 1999

McGill University: BSc (hons.), Biology 1995

Affiliations (4)

  • University of Toronto Stroke Program
  • Canadian Stroke Consortium
  • Ontario Stroke Network
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation

Event Appearances (4)

Focus on Hyperacute and Acute Stroke Care

Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Forum  Thunder Bay, ON.


Optimizing the Operational and Economic Impact of a Neurovascular in an Acute Care Hospital

Canadian Stroke Congress  Montreal, QC.


C3a - TIA Evaluation and Management - A Window of Opportunity for Stroke Prevention

Stroke Collaborative 2012  Toronto, ON.


Pre-Intervention and Post-Intervention Medical Management

SIR Annual Scientific Meeting  Tampa, FL.