Travis Parsons

Travis Parsons, PhD

Assistant Professor Of Anesthesiology

Business Phone: (352) 294-5179
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About Travis Parsons

Dr. Parsons joined the Department of Anesthesiology in October, 2016, as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Research. He received his BS from the Department of Biochemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA Tech) in Blacksburg, VA, and remains a devoted VA Tech Hokie. He earned his PhD from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, VA.

Dr. Parsons did his post-doctoral training in the neuroscience laboratories in the Department of Neurology at VCU. His first appointment was as a Research Associate in the Department of Anesthesiology (2006-2010) and most recently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery (2010-2016), both at VCU. He was also a fellow of the VCU Reanimation Engineering Science Center and the Johnson Center for Critical Care and Pulmonary Research. Dr. Parsons has a strong track record as PI and/or COI on Department of Defense and Office of Naval Research Combat Casualty Care focused research grants.

Research Profile

Active Projects

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for the Treatment of Repetitive Blast and Acceleration Deceleration Impact Traumatic Brain Injury-Induced Post-Traumatic Epilepsy. Department of Veterans Affairs, Rehabilitation Research and Development Office, BRRC Award No. B3000-C and BRRC Innovation Award No. 0220BRRC-04

Recently Completed

Perfluorocarbon Oxygen Therapeutics As Additives To Preservation Solutions For Storage and Transport Of Extended Criteria Donor Organs. Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Florida.


Undersea & hyperbaric medicine : journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Neurology
1998-2005 · Virginia Commonwealth University
PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
1997 · Virginia Commonwealth University
BS, Department of Biochemistry
1992 · Virginia Tech

Contact Details

(352) 294-5179