Cohort 
2016

Eléonore Bayen, MD, PhD

Neurologist, Researcher

We need to encourage awareness and understanding of disability related to neurocognitive disorders.

Current Work

Eléonore Bayen is an Assistant Professor at the Sorbonne University Medical School and works in the Neuro-rehabilitation Department of Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris. As a physician, she is an expert in the complex care of patients with traumatic brain injury. 

Personal Hero

Barack and Michelle Obama

Words of Strength

Believing in unforseen human connections

Vision

Eléonore encourages awareness and understanding of disability related to neurocognitive disorders.

Strategy

Eléonore is raising awareness about neurocognitive rehabilitation techniques to identify better cognitive impairment and compensation tools to support patients and caregivers. In research, she works on large health claims datasets, studying neuro-epidemiology and the impact of dementia and multimorbidity on costs.

Motivation

There is not enough awareness and education about neurocognitive impairment.

Education & Experience

Eléonore Bayen is currently an Assistant Professor at the Sorbonne University Medical School and works in the Neuro-rehabilitation Department of Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris. She holds a medical degree in neurology (2008) and a PhD in economics (2015). Eléonore designs public health interventions to support family caregivers (2015) and, more recently, brain health classes to promote healthy neuroprotective lifestyles in children and teens (2018). To this end, she launched the MyBrainRobbie initiative in 2019, thanks to the support of the Global Brain Health Institute and the Alzheimer’s Association (US). The MyBrainRobbie initiative aims to empower children and teens in the domain of brain health and, more broadly, promote equity in brain health in society at large. Eléonore has authored over 40 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and contributed chapters to books and journals for the public.

Awards & Honors

French National Academy of Medicine
2019
Price of Neurology Clara & Victor Soriano - Henri Baruk

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