Dr. Colin Chalk reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit
organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Chalk began his career at the Mayo Clinic, where he completed his
residency in neurology in 1990 and earned the Henry W. Woltman award for
superior performance in clinical neurology. Since then, McGill University has
named him Teacher of the Year three times and has added him to the Faculty
Honor List for Educational Excellence. In addition, Dr.
Chalk serves on the faculty of McGill University as an Associate Member of the
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and is an Associate Physician in
Neurological Medicine at Montreal General Hospital. Dr. Chalk has focused much
of his study on significant nerve disorders such as peripheral neuropathy,
Guillain-Barré syndrome, and demyelinating diseases. He has been on the editorial board for Seminars in Neurology and is an ad hoc reviewer for numerous
medical and scientific journals, such as Neurology and
the Canadian Journal of Neurological Science. Dr.
Chalk is an Associate Professor with the Department of
Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University in Montreal.
MD: McGill University, Montreal, QC,
Internship: St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC,
Residency in Internal Medicine: St. Paul's Hospital,
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 1985–1986
in Neurology: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 1986–1988
Registrar and Clinical Lecturer in Neurology: Radcliffe Infirmary (University of
Oxford), Oxford, England, 1988–1989
Resident in Neurology: Mayo Clinic,
Rochester, MN, 1989–1990
Fellowship in Peripheral Nerve Diseases:
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 1990–1991
Royal College of Physicians of Canada
McGill University, Montreal, QC:
This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.
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