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Quick thinking, communication and intervention lead to improved outcome for stroke patient
On a late January morning this year, Patrick Pope was in his Clinton home, juggling a grandchild on each knee. His wife, Sylvia, was in the kitchen keeping an eye on the chicken she’d just placed in the oven. She heard a loud sound from the living room and rushed in to find her husband had collapsed, still tightly gripping the hand of one grandchild.
Located in News / 2015 / April
Stroke Symposium Registration Deadline is May 2nd
The UNC Stroke Symposium, sponsored by UNC Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and UNC Health Care, kicks off May 14. The registration deadline, however, is fast approaching. Reserve your spot by May 2.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / April 7
Stroll & Roll with the UNC Stroke Team
Join us for a fun and informative mall walk.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / July 13
Landmark study to guide protocol for stroke patients
UNC’s William Powers, MD, provides the first hard evidence for how to treat stroke patients with poor collateral blood vessel formation.
Located in News / 2014 / March
Susan Wilson recognized for her work to expand stroke education
Susan Wilson, NP, is committed to spreading the latest stroke knowledge and resources to health care workers across the country. This dedication has earned her a 2014 Raise Award from the National Stroke Association.
Located in Employee News Online / 2014 / Nov. 25
Huang honored by North Carolina Stroke Association
David Huang, MD, PhD, director of the UNC Health Care Comprehensive Stroke Center, was honored for his commitment to stroke care and prevention with the 2015 SHAPE (Stroke Heroes Advocating Prevention and Education) award from the North Carolina Stroke Association (NCSA). Huang received his award during a special event on Oct. 1 at the UNC Center for School Leadership Development.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Oct. 8
More stroke patients may receive crucial treatments under new guideline
UNC department chair led new guideline writing group.
Located in News / 2018 / January
William J. Powers, MD
Dr. Powers is Chair and Professor in the Department of Neurology. He is an expert on cerebral blood flow and metabolism, as well as stroke treatment and prevention.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
Six UNC Health Care Hospitals Recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for High Quality Stroke Care
American Heart Association Award Recognizes UNC Health Care’s Commitment to Quality Stroke Care.
Located in News / 2018 / June
In the Gazette: Inspiring heart health in the ‘stroke belt’
Alice Ammerman, PhD, a professor of nutrition in public health and director of Carolina’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, reached out to county health officials along with her colleagues and built a project that helps encourage healthy living in Lenoir County.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / July 17