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Daniel F Hanley, Jr, M.D.

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Division Director, Brain Injury Outcomes

Professor of Neurology


Languages: English, French, German

Expertise: Neurology

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Dr. Hanley is a graduate of Williams College and Cornell University Medical College, and has board certification in internal medicine, neurology and psychiatry. He has been a Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Anesthesia and Critical Medicine at Johns Hopkins since 1996.

Dr. Hanley is a leading expert on brain injury and has received more than 20 basic research grants, predominantly from the National Institute of Health. He received the Alexander Humboldt Research Prize for his accomplishments in brain injury research, where he has extensive clinical trials experience. In April 2017 Dr. Hanley received the 2018 Distinguished Investigator Award from the American College of Critical Care Medicine (ACCM).

He is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Stroke Association and the Jeffrey and Harriett Legum Professor of Acute Care Neurology and Director of Brain Injury Outcomes Program. Serving on the board of Directors of the National Stroke Association, Dr. Hanley has developed nationally recognized education and training programs for that organization. He has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Hanley is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurological Association, American Physiologic Society, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He is associate editor for Stroke and edits materials for several peer-reviewed journals. more


  • Division Director, Brain Injury Outcomes
  • Professor of Neurology
  • Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Professor of Neurosurgery



  • MD, Cornell University Medical College (1975)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurology (1981)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurology (1983)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1978)
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Neurology (1990)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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A CAD System for Hemorrhagic Stroke. Nowinski WL, Qian G, Hanley DF. Neuroradiol J. 2014 Sep;27(4):409-16. doi: 10.15274/NRJ-2014-10080. Epub 2014 Aug 29. PMID: 25196612

Interpretation and Implementation of Intensive Blood Pressure Reduction in Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage Trial (INTERACT II). Qureshi AI, Palesch YY, Martin R, Toyoda K, Yamamoto H, Wang Y, Wang Y, Hsu CY, Yoon BW, Steiner T, Butcher K, Hanley DF, Suarez JI. J Vasc Interv Neurol. 2014 Jun;7(2):34-40. No abstract available. PMID: 25132910

Intraventricular thrombolysis in intracerebral hemorrhage requiring ventriculostomy: a decade-long real-world experience. Moradiya Y, Murthy SB, Newman-Toker DE, Hanley DF, Ziai WC. PMID: 25061080

Characterization of intraventricular and intracerebral hematomas in non-contrast CT. Nowinski WL, Gomolka RS, Qian G, Gupta V, Ullman NL, Hanley DF. Neuroradiol J. 2014 Jun;27(3):299-315. doi: 10.15274/NRJ-2014-10042. Epub 2014 Jun 17. PMID: 24976197

Small strokes causing severe vertigo: frequency of false-negative MRIs and nonlacunar mechanisms. Saber Tehrani AS, Kattah JC, Mantokoudis G, Pula JH, Nair D, Blitz A, Ying S, Hanley DF, Zee DS, Newman-Toker DE. PMID: 24920847

Minimally invasive surgery for intracerebral haemorrhage. Barnes B, Hanley DF, Carhuapoma JR. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2014 Apr;20(2):148-52. doi: 10.1097/MCC.0000000000000077. PMID: 24553341

Activities & Honors


  • 2018 Distinguished Investigator Award, American College of Critical Care Medicine, 2017

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Interview with Joanna Brockley, touchNEUROLOGY (April 2017)

Could a clot-busting drug help treat a 'bleeding' stroke?HealthDay News (Feb. 18, 2016)

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