Odette Harris, MD, MPH

Neurosurgeon

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System

Neurocritical Care Program

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Louisiana State University - New Orleans (2007) LA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2003) CA
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1996) CA
  • MPH, UC Berkeley, Public Health, Epidemiology (2001)
  • Board Certification: Neurosurgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery (2008)
  • Fellowship: Van Wagenen Fellowship / University Hospital of the West Indies (2004) West Indies
  • Fellowship, LSU, Peripheral Nerve (2007)

Honors & Awards

  • Research Award, The Western Neurosurgical Society (2001)
  • The William P. Van Wagenen Fellowship Award, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2003)
  • National Road Safety Council Award, Awarded by Prime Minister and Minister of Health, Jamaica (2004)
  • Woodruff Leadership Academy Fellow, Emory University (2009)
  • Stanford Leadership Development Program, Stanford University School of Medicine (2010)
  • Scientific Award, Caribbean Association Neuroscience Symposium/University Hospital of the West Indies (2011)
  • Advanced Stanford Leadership Development Program, Stanford University School of Medicine (2012)
  • President, Women in Neurosurgery, Women in Neurosurgery (2012)
  • Stanford Faculty Research Fellow at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research (2012)
  • STARS Volunteer Leadership Assembly Honoree, Stanford Alumni Association (2013)

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Brain Injury, Department of Neurosurgery (2009 - Present)
  • Associate Chief of Staff, Polytrauma, PAVAHCS (2009 - Present)
  • Director, Defense Veterans Brain Injury Center (2009 - Present)