I’m thrilled to be involved with Verywell and contribute to its mission of bringing current and accurate information to the public regarding different neurologic topics. I have had a passionate interest in the topics of stroke and MS.
Claudia Chaves, MD, has written multiple peer reviewed papers and is involved in numerous research studies with a focus on stroke, multiple sclerosis, and other demyelinating disorders. Dr. Chaves is an editor for the textbook, “Netter’s Neurology.” She has been involved in the teaching of medical students and neurology residents for almost two decades.
Dr. Chaves received her medical degree at the Uberlandia Medical School in Brazil. She did her residency in neurology at New England Medical Center, Boston. She completed a research fellowship at New England Medical Center and a clinical fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, both in cerebrovascular disease. In addition, Dr. Chaves did subspecialty training in multiple sclerosis at the Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas. She is also a graduate of the Global Clinical Scholar Research Training Program through Harvard Medical School.
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