Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
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Sherita Chapman Smith, MD, is a neurologist and assistant professor in the stroke division at UVA. She is dual board-certified in general and vascular neurology. Dr. Chapman Smith was born and raised in Emporia, Virginia, and attended Virginia Union University. There, she graduated with a BS in biology. She then completed a 2-year post-baccalaureate program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), where she developed an interest in clinical research. She received her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine and completed residency training at Howard University Hospital. Dr. Chapman Smith came to UVA for a fellowship in vascular neurology, where she focused her research career on prehospital acute stroke care and mobile telemedicine. She served as director of the inpatient stroke service at Virginia Commonwealth University from 2015-2018 and returned to UVA to join the faculty in August 2018. She currently serves as co-chair of the Virginia Stroke Systems Task Force.