Yadira Velazquez-Rodriguez, M.D., has been appointed medical director of the Electrodiagnostic Medicine Lab.
A member of Christiana Care Neurology Associates, Dr. Velazquez-Rodriguez earned her medical degree from the University of Barcelona in Spain. She completed her internal medicine training at Brooklyn Hospital Center (an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College) in Brooklyn, N.Y. She completed residency in adult neurology at Cooper University Hospital, Camden, N.J., and a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Her research has been published in many peer-reviewed journals, including Stroke, Neurology, Neurocritical Care, Epilepsy Currents, The Annals of Neurology, Journal of Pediatric Neurology, and Journal of Central Nervous System Diseases.
Dr. Velazquez-Rodriguez is dedicated to teaching residents and medical students and stays active in the community by giving presentations on topics in neurology.