Dr Cheryl Carcel is a neurologist and research fellow at The George Institute for Global Health. She is senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales. Dr Carcel’s PhD was on sex differences in the management and outcome after stroke where she pooled large dataset of randomized controlled trials to uncover inequities. She led a project examining the sex and gender health research in funding bodies and peer-reviewed journals in Australia and also co-authored a call to action which made recommendations key stakeholders to introduce such policies in Australia. Currently, Dr Carcel is working on an implementation project to put the call to action in practice.
Dr Carcel is a World Heart Federation Emerging Leader in Stroke 2018 and a Stroke Society of Australasia Emerging Stroke Clinician and Scientist. She has been actively involved in several international clinical trials at The George nstitute for Global Health. Her main research interests are sex and gender differences, headache, stroke and acute stroke imaging.