William J. Powers, MD

William J. Powers, MD

H. Houston Merritt Distinguished Professor
Department Chair
Stroke and Vascular Neurology

170 Manning Drive
CB#7025
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

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Clinical Interests

Stroke

Research Interests

Cerebral blood flow and metabolism, stroke treatment and prevention

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine,
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 1978
  • Board Certified in Neurology,
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1982
  • Board Certified in Vascular Neurology,
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2005

Education/Training

AB (Biology), Dartmouth College, 1971

MD, Cornell University, 1975

Intern, Department of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1975-1976

Junior Resident, Department of Medicine,
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1976-1977

Resident, Department of Neurology,
University of California, San Francisco, California, 1977-1980

Chief Resident, Department of Neurology,
University of California, San Francisco, California, 1979-1980

Links

UNC News: Expert profile

Message from the Chair

UNC Hospitals Comprehensive Stroke Center


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