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Nijasri Suwanwela


Dr. Nijasri C. Suwanwela is a Professor of Neurology at the Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. She received her medical degree and completed her residency in neurology from Chulalongkorn University.

She was awarded by Anandamahidol Foundation and had her fellowship training in cerebrovascular disease at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA. She also received a Certificate in Neurosonology from the American Society of Neuroimaging.

Dr. Suwanwela pioneered the ‘Stroke Fast Track’ program and the use of thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke as well as stroke unit in Thailand. Currently, she is working on the Telestroke system.

She is the former Head of Division of Neurology, Chulalongkorn University and presently the Director of Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Stroke Center. She is also the Vice President of the Thai Stroke Society and Vice President of the Neurological Society of Thailand.

She published many articles in international peer-reviewed journals.  She also delivered many local and international lectures.