Bart Demaerschalk

Bart M Demaerschalk, MD, MSc, FRCPC


Dr. Demaerschalk is a Professor in the Department of Neurology and is the Director of the Cerebrovascular Diseases Center and Hospital Neurology at Mayo Clinic. He also serves as Director of Telestroke and Teleneurology and is the Chair of the Neurology Clinical Practice Committee.

Born in Belgium and raised in Africa and Canada, Dr. Demaerschalk received the M.D. degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He completed his neurology residency and fellowship training at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada and postgraduate training in clinical epidemiology and health professional education at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada and University of Toronto, in Toronto, Canada. In 2001 he joined Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Demaerschalk has specialized in stroke treatment and research for a decade. His research focuses on thrombolysis, regional stroke systems of care, health economics, meta-analysis, evidence based medicine, and telemedicine. He has been funded by the Arizona Department of Health Services and Mayo Clinic. He designed and conducted pivotal clinical trials demonstrating reliability, validity, safety, efficacy of telemedicine/smartphone telemedicine for stroke and the first US cost effectiveness analysis of telestroke. Dr. Demaerschalk developed and implemented a plan for a state wide telestroke network. He is the author of more than 125 research papers, chapters and editorials, and is the editor of several books including the textbooks Neurology - an Evidence Based Approach and Evidence Based Neurology. He was the recipient of Mayo Clinic's Distinguished Educator Award in 2011.

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CellTrust milestones


Globablly announce Samsung Partnership

Received 6 awards at Info Security

Launched Secure Mobile Communications Suite: PULSE, TRACK, COMMAND, and VENTURE



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Received TMC 2011 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award, Secure Mobile Transaction Server recognized for exceptional innovation



Received MobileTrax 2010 Mobility Award, and the 2010 Mobile Merit Award in the Mobile Services, enterprise product or service category, for CellTrust SecureSMS™

Launched first Secure SMS Appliance for Global Enterprise

Honored with multiple awards including: Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Award, Product of the Year / 2008, Tomorrow’s Technology Today, Enterprise Enabler RCR Ecosystem Award



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Launched CellTrust Secure Mobile Information Management platform and SecureWallet offering

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