Brian O’Neil is associate chair for research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. His research interests include cerebral and cardiac ischemia and reperfusion, acute cardiac emergencies, and neurological emergencies. He is also associate editor of Academic Emergency Medicine and has published articles in scientific journals. O’Neil has received several recognitions, including Grace Hospital Academician of the Year and the Lawrence R. Schwartz Faculty Devotion Award from William Beaumont Hospitals. He has a BS and a MD from Wayne State University.