Cerebrovascular Team

The Cerebrovascular team brings together experts from several specialty areas including neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology and neurocritical care.

Our collaborative approach involves physicians, nurses and allied health professionals, all of whom are specifically trained in neuroscience and the requirements of patients affected by stroke, aneurysm, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), moyamoya and other conditions. These highly specialized experts deliver comprehensive, personalized and compassionate care informed by the latest research.

Brenda Johnson, DnP, CRNP-BC, ANVP

Acute Neurovascular Nurse Practitioner
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Assistant Director, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center

Portrait of Brenda Johnson

Carla Scott, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Interventional Radiologist

Neurocritical Care Team

NCCU Nurse Practitioners

Caitlin Palmisano, MSN, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

Portrait of Caitlin Palmisano, MSN, CRNP

Mallory Trosper, MSN, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner

NCCU Nurses

Eusebia Calvillo, BA, ADN, RN, CCRP

NCCU Research Nurse

Deena Conti, MSN, RN-BC

Nurse Manager, NCCU

Karissa Dushel, BSN, RN

Assistant NCCU Nurse Manager