Chelsea S Kidwell, MD

Professor, Medical Imaging
Professor, Neurology
Vice Chair of Research, Neurology

Dr. Kidwell is Professor of Neurology and Medical Imaging, Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Neurology, and a member of the Sarver Heart Center. Dr. Kidwell is also Co-Medical Director of the University of Arizona Medical Center (UAMC) certified Primary Stroke Center. Dr. Kidwell's clinical research focuses on 1) innovative neuroimaging approaches directed at understanding stroke pathophysiology and treatment, 2) reducing health disparities in stroke care, and 3) advancing novel treatments for acute stroke including intracerebral hemorrhage. Dr. Kidwell is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed journal publications and 15 book chapters.

Degrees
  • MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
Residency
  • University of California, Dept of Neurology Los Angeles, CA
Internship
  • University of California, Dept of Internal Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship
  • Cerebrovascular Disease, University of California, Dept of Neurology, Los Angeles, CA

Select Publications

2017

Irvine, H. J., A-C. Ostwaldt, M. B. Bevers, S. Dixon, T. Wk Battey, B. Cv Campbell, S. M. Davis, G. A. Donnan, K. N. Sheth, R. Jahan, et al., "Reperfusion after ischemic stroke is associated with reduced brain edema.", J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, pp. 271678X17720559, 2017 Jan 01. PMID: 28731381
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Kidwell, C. S., J. Rosand, G. Norato, S. Dixon, B. B. Worrall, M. L. James, M. S. V. Elkind, M. L. Flaherty, J. Osborne, A. Vashkevich, et al., "Ischemic lesions, blood pressure dysregulation, and poor outcomes in intracerebral hemorrhage.", Neurology, vol. 88, issue 8, pp. 782-788, 2017 Feb 21. PMCID: PMC5344081 
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Siddiqui, F. M., C. D. Langefeld, C. J. Moomaw, M. E. Comeau, P. Sekar, J. Rosand, C. S. Kidwell, S. Martini, J. L. Osborne, S. Stutzman, et al., "Use of Statins and Outcomes in Intracerebral Hemorrhage Patients.", Stroke, vol. 48, issue 8, pp. 2098-2104, 2017 Aug.
Type of Publication: Journal Article

2014

Nael, K., R. Khan, G. Choudhary, A. Meshksar, P. Villablanca, J. Tay, K. Drake, B. M. Coull, and C. S. Kidwell, "Six-minute magnetic resonance imaging protocol for evaluation of acute ischemic stroke: pushing the boundaries.", Stroke, vol. 45, issue 7, pp. 1985-91, 2014 Jul.
Type of Publication: Journal Article