Dr. Thalia Field
Dr. Field, an Associate Professor in the Division of Neurology, is a stroke neurologist and clinician-researcher with a focus on clinical trials. She holds the Sauder Family/Heart and Stroke Foundation Professorship of Stroke Research. She is currently leading a national study examining treatment strategies and prognosis of cerebral venous thrombosis, a rare cause of stroke primarily affecting younger women. She has a particular interest in process improvement in clinical trials, including working with patients to identify important outcomes, and integrating existing and emergent technology to enhance efficiency and engage under-represented populations. She completed her MD at Dalhousie University, followed by her neurology training at the University of British Columbia and stroke fellowship and epidemiology training at the University of British Columbia and the University of Calgary.