Brandon P. Lucke

Brandon P. Lucke Brandon P. Lucke
Global Health Track, West Virginia University Health Science Center, USA,E-mail:


Brandon Lucke-Wold is a 5th year MD/PhD student who is completing a Master?s in Clinical and Translational Research and the Global Health Track at West Virginia University School of Medicine. His research focus is on traumatic brain injury, diabetes, and stroke. He has published 25 scientific papers, 5 book chapters, and presented poster and oral presentations at over 3-dozen conferences. The American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education, American Medical Association Foundation, and the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation currently fund his work. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Baylor University with a BS in Neuroscience and distinction in honors. At Baylor, he was a Civic Engagement Leadership Fellow and orchestrated a parent involvement day and health fair at J.H. Hines Elementary School in poverty stricken East Waco. He received the U.S. President?s Volunteer Service Award for the project. He is excited to be a health coach for the DPM program in West Virginia this year and looks forward to continued interaction with the participants. In addition to his research and public health projects, he is a co-founder of the biotechnology company Wright-Wold Scientific and a science advocate on Capitol Hill through the Washington Fellow?s program. He is married to Noelle Lucke-Wold, and they both enjoy running with their dogs, rock climbing, traveling the world, and reading and discussing philosophy. He plans to pursue a neurosurgery residency program and MBA after graduation.

Research Interest

Traumatic brain injury, Ischemic stroke, and Neurosurgery simulation