Dr. Paula Alcaide
Dr. Paula Alcaide Leon obtained her medical degree in 2005 at the University of Sevilla, Spain. Her diagnostic radiology training was also completed at the University of Sevilla from 2006 to 2010. She worked as a staff neuroradiologist in Barcelona in different institutions from 2010 to 2013 and completed a neuroradiology clinical and research fellowship at the University of Toronto from 2013 to 2016.
From 2016 to 2019 Dr. Alcaide Leon worked as a research specialist at the University of California, San Francisco focusing on advanced brain tumor imaging research. In June 2020, she was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto and Staff Radiologist in the Joint Department of Medical Imaging at Toronto Western Hospital.
Dr. Alcaide Leon has dedicated her academic efforts to ensure clinical translation of advanced MR techniques with the overriding aim of improving patient care and patient outcomes. Her research interests include brain tumor imaging, advanced imaging development and gender in healthcare.