Dr Furlan has published more than 150 research papers in peer-reviewed journals, and multiple books and book chapters.
Dr Furlan chaired the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Task Force on Hospital Care of Acute Stroke which helped establish hospital guidelines for administration of the clot-dissolving drug tPA. He was co-chair the National Stroke Association Stroke Center Network; founding member of the Brain Attack Coalition; former member of the American Stroke Association Executive Stroke Council, and is a current member of the association’s Stroke Center Advisory Committee.
Dr Furlan is the recipient of the American Heart Association 2000 William M. Feinberg Award for Excellence in Clinical Stroke; the 2004 JCAHO Codman award for improving patient outcomes through systems approaches to stroke care; the 2005 Cleveland Clinic Champion of Quality Award; the 2005 Anthem Impact Business Award; and the 2006 American Heart Association Pacesetter Award for excellence in stroke treatment and research.
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