Stacey Jankelowitz is Clinical Associate Professor at the Central Clinical School, University of Sydney and Staff Specialist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Stacey qualified cum laude and received the class medal for top student in her undergraduate studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. Following an intern and resident year in Johannesburg, she moved to Sydney where she completed her basic physician training at Royal North Shore Hospital and Neurology training at Westmead Hospital. She then completed a PhD in motor control in stroke (UNSW) and a Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Prince of Wales Hospital. Her post-doctoral studies at the University of Sydney assessed nerve excitability in stroke, normal ageing and Parkinson’s Disease. During her NHMRC TRIP (translating research into practice) Fellowship, A/Prof Jankelowitz implemented changes to improve secondary prevention of stroke in a regional and metropolitan setting. Concurrent to the fellowship, she completed a Masters of Clinical Epidemiology (University of Sydney).

A/Prof Jankelowitz has published over 30 research papers and continues to collaborate with colleagues in clinical neurological research. She has over 16 years’ experience as a neurologist and has been a consultant in the Department of Neurology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital since 2007 where she participates in the on call roster, Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Clinics, Stroke Service and Minor Head Injury Clinic. She holds a conjoint position at the Central Clinical School, University of Sydney and actively participates in the teaching of medical students and physician trainees at RPAH and is an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians. She is also editor of the online review Neuroscience Research Review.

A/Prof Jankelowitz has been practicing as a general neurologist since 2001 and has clinical and research interests in clinical neurophysiology, peripheral nerve and muscle disease, stroke and head injury. In her sub-specialty of clinical neurophysiology she performs all electrical studies herself and is experienced in assessment of complex inherited and acquired neuromuscular disease.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Australian New Zealand Association of Neurologists
  • Stroke Society of Australasia
  • World Stroke Organisation
  • Peripheral Nerve Society
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians