Donald G. Stein, PhD

Asa G. Candler and Distinguished Professor

Emergency Medicine

Director, Brain Research Lab

Department of Emergency Medicine

Emory Clinic B 5100

Email: dstei04@emory.edu

Dr. Stein joined the Emory University faculty in 1995, and joined the Emory School of Medicine faculty in 2000. He received his PhD at University of Oregon.

Dr. Stein is the recipient of:

  • National Institutes of Mental Health Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 1965-August 1966
  • Fulbright Scholar, Claude Bernard University, Lyon, France, 1971-72
  • Fulbright Scholar, INSERM, Kremlin-Bicêtre Hospital, Paris, France 1971
  • Government of France Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fellowship, September 1971-June 1972
  • Fulbright Travel Award to France, September 1975
  • Government of France Visiting Scientist, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1988 and 1989
  • Government of France appointment to Hospital Neurologique, Institut National de Santé et Recherche Médicale at Lyon, France, September 1975-August 1976
  • Government of France appointment as Professeur Associé, University of Nice, France, 1977
  • Society for Neuroscience: Grass Foundation Traveling Scientist Award, February 1979
  • Institut National de Santé et Recherche Médicale Visiting Scientist, Paris, France, 1979
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science Congressional Fellowship in Science and Engineering, U.S. Senate, Washington, DC, September 1980-August 1981
  • Who's Who in America
  • Who's Who in Frontier Science and Technology
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow and Charter Member, American Psychological Society
  • Dean's Alumni Achievement Award, University of Oregon
  • President, Winter Conference on Brain Research, 1992–94
  • Chair, Winter Conference on Brain Research, Fellowships Committee of 1995–2000
  • Chair, New York Academy of Sciences Section on Biomedical Sciences, 1993–94
  • Fulbright Research Scholar Fellowship, Paris, France, 2001
  • Halle Institute Faculty Study Trip: India, January 2003
  • North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS) award for scientific contributions to Enhancing recovery from brain injury, Tampa Florida, 2005
  • President, International Brain Injury Association, 2005-2007
  • Board of Governors, International Brain Injury Association, 2005-present
  • Scientific Chair, Academy of Multidisciplinary Neurotraumatology, 2005-2011
  • Scientific Counselor, World Federation of Neurorehabilitation, 2005-present
  • Erskine Visiting Fellowship, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, March-April 2007
  • Wayner-NOXXE Award for major scientific contributions to behavioral neuroscience, International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Rio De Janiero, Brazil, June 2007
  • Association for Psychological Science, Festschrift for Donald Stein, San Francisco, May 2009
  • Erskine Visiting Fellowship, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, February-March 2010
  • Emory University Game-Changer Award, September 2010
  • Erskine Visiting Fellowship, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, February-April, 2013
  • Emory University School of Medicine Dean’s Distinguished Lecture and Award, 2013
  • Brain Injury Association of America William Fields Caveness Award, 2013
  • American Psychological Association, 20th annual Neal Miller Distinguished Lecture, APA Convention, Honolulu, HI, 2013
  • Philip L. Lance Award for Public Awareness of Brain Injury, Hinds Feet Farm, Charlotte, NC, 2014
  • Jennett Plum Award for Clinical Achievement in the Field of Brain Injury Medicine, International Brain Injury Association, San Francisco CA, 2014

Dr. Stein is a member of:

  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow, American Psychological Society
  • European Brain and Behavior Society
  • Association of Fulbright Fellows
  • International Behavioral Neuroscience Society
  • International Brain Injury Association (Board of Governors)
  • International Brain Research Organization
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • Neurotrauma Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Honorary

  • PhD, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR