Dr Marcela P. Vizcaychipi (MPV) is Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia and Critical Care at Imperial College and is a Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Dr Vizcaychipi has been an academic member of the Surgery and Cancer Division at Imperial College since 2009, she was awarded Researcher of the Year in 2013 and she was a finalist of the NHS Digital Pioneer Award in 2017.
Dr Vizcaychipi became Clinical Information Officer Lead for Planned Care and Clinical Support Services at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in 2018. Dr Vizcaychipi is the Chief Investigator for multicentre studies adopted by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and she has developed a clinical decision support tool with the informatics team at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. Dr Vizcaychipi is currently investigating early management and risk stratification of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 infection.