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.

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

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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