Sherita Chapman | World Stroke Organization
Sherita Chapman

Sherita Chapman

Co-Director of the University of Virginia Comprehensive Stroke Center
United States

Member Bio

Sherita N. Chapman, 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 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.

In 2020, she was appointed Co-Director of the University of Virginia Comprehensive Stroke Center and she currently serves as co-chair of the Virginia Stroke Systems Task Force.

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