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Faculty of Medicine
The Communicating Mind and Body
Stroke Neurologist, Fellowship Program
Director, Vancouver Stroke Program
Researcher, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
Dr. Thalia Field is a stroke neurologist and clinician-researcher with a focus on clinical trials.
She has a particular interest in process improvement in clinical trials, which includes optimizing strategies for participant recruitment and retention, investigating strategies for efficient use of resources, and selecting outcomes that are of relevance to patients. She is also investigating the role of technology in meeting these challenges, including the use of telemedicine for remote recruitment and assessment of study participants, and the use of artificial intelligence to enhance efficiency in trials by enriching trial populations, automating components of participant assessments, and helping to identify important patient-centred outcomes.
Research interests: Blood clots, stroke, dementia, congenital heart disease, atrial fibrillation, Artificial Intelligence