About Carolina B Maciel
Dr. Maciel is a neurointensivist with dedicated training in EEG monitoring in critically ill patients. Dr. Maciel received her medical degree with honors from Universidade Federal Fluminense in Brazil, and completed her Neurology residency at Weill Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She subsequently moved to New Haven, where she underwent Neurocritical Care and ICU EEG fellowship training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She then obtained a Masters of Science in Clinical Research at Medical University of South Carolina.
As a native Brazilian, Carolina enjoys spending time off soaking up the sunshine while devouring a book. Her favorite words are joy, equity, equality and love.
Critical Care EEGAmerican Board of Clinical Neurophysiology
Neurocritical CareUnited Council of Neurological Specialties, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Neurocritical Care
- Acute Ischemic Stroke
- Brain herniation
- Subarachnoid hemorrhage
- Traumatic Brain Injury
Dr. Maciel is the Director of Research for the Neurocritical Care division at the University of Florida Gainesville system and holds research faculty positions at Yale University and University of Utah. Dr. Maciel’s interests include developing team science to tackle complex scientific questions in the neurocritically ill population. Dr. Maciel’s areas of scientific focus include neuroprognostication, secondary brain injury mechanisms while understanding the impact of cortical electrical phenomena (seizures and cortical spreading depolarization) after acute brain injuries, novel therapeutic approaches to status epilepticus and acute pain, and the critical care management of the potential organ donor.