Company: 21st Century Neurology
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Joshua A. Tobin, MD, FAHS, CIME, Neurologist at 21st Century Neurology, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements and leadership in neurology.
Becoming involved in his field after the short-term recession, Dr. Tobin is a consultant in neurology at 21st Century Neurology in Phoenix since 2006, as well as a clinical associate professor at Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale and the University of Arizona College of Medicine since 2016 in Tucson. He began his career as the chief resident in neurology at the Barrow Neurological Institute in 2001, remaining in this position for one year before becoming a staff neurologist at Darnall Army Community Hospital in Fort Hood, Texas, from 2002 to 2003. Serving in a number of neurologist positions, he additionally was a clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M University College of Medicine and Scott and White Memorial Hospital from 2002 to 2006. A consultant in his field, among other roles, Dr. Tobin is an outside medical consultant for the Arizona Board of Medical Examiners since 2009, a principal investigator for Clinical Research since 2014 and a consultant for the Speakers Bureau, Emgality and Eli Lilly since 2018. In preparation for his career, he pursued a formal education at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, earning a Bachelor of Science in biology in 1993. He then attended the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, where he attained an MD in 1998, and further holds several other certifications.
Dr. Tobin’s most notable achievement has been serving as the principal investigator for nine human clinical research trials evaluating galcanezumab, ubrogepant, lasmiditan, and combination rizatriptan and rapid dissolving meloxican as treatments for migraines. The co-author of numerous publications, he was an invited presenter of “Clinical Research from the Principle Investigator’s Perspective” at the Eli Lilly Phase III Migraine Initiation Meeting in 2015. A fellow of the American Headache Society, he also maintains involvement with the American Academy of Neurology and the National Headache Foundation. In light of his multiple accomplishments, Dr. Tobin was the recipient of various military awards including the Combat Medical Badge, two Army Commendation Medals, the National and Defense Service Ribbon, the Global War on Terrorism Ribbon and the Army Service Ribbon.
Moving forward, Dr. Tobin would like to continue doing more clinical research and patient care. The advice that he can offer the next generation of neurologists is to care. Everything stems from caring. When you care, you care you are more likely to not miss things, you are more likely to keep abreast of your field, and you are more likely to resist the temptation to rush.
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