Dr. Andrew Demchuk is the Director of the Calgary Stroke Program located at the Foothills Medical Centre. He also holds the Heart and Stroke Foundation Chair in Stroke Research. He is a Professor within the Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Radiology at the University of Calgary. He is Deputy Department Head, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Deputy Chair of the Canadian Stroke Consortium.

Dr. Demchuk’s primary research interests are in the area of vascular imaging where he is trying to develop new treatments for stroke by optimally selecting patients based on imaging. His favourite pursuit is the training of stroke specialists through the Calgary Stroke Fellowship program. The program has trained over 65 stroke fellows from 14 countries in the past 15 years.