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Dr. Odette Harris is a professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University School of Medicine and director of brain injury for Stanford Medical Center. Dr. Harris manages and coordinates the care of patients suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI), focusing on collaborative approaches in implementing and streamlining algorithms aimed at improving outcomes. She is also the associate chief of staff, rehabilitation, and the associate chief of staff, polytrauma, at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care System and the site director and principal investigator of the Defense Veterans Brain Injury Center at the Palo Alto VA. Dr. Harris graduated from Dartmouth College and received her MD degree from Stanford University School of Medicine; she received numerous academic and research awards at both institutions. She did her residency at Stanford and earned a Master of Public Health, Epidemiology from the University of California, Berkeley. Upon completing neurosurgical residency, she was awarded the William VanWagenen Fellowship from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and completed the fellowship at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica. She has authored several scientific articles and books, is a member of several editorial boards and national committees, and has won numerous academic, research, and humanitarian awards, including the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Clinical Fellowship Award, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Spinal Cord/Spinal Column Injury Award, and the Western Neurosurgical Society Resident Award for research. Dr. Harris is a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Odette is a Fellow of the fourth class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.