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Dr. Elkind   
Dr. Mitchell S. V. Elkind                Dr. Ayesha Sherzai


Mediterranean Diet May Lower Stroke Risk, Study Finds
By Robert Preidt
February 12, 2015
"A Mediterranean diet may reduce your risk of one type of stroke, new research suggests…" [read more]


California Teacher's Study Suggests a Plant-based Diet Protects against Stroke
February 12, 2015
Ayesha Sherzai, MD, primary investigator, provides an overview of the findings of the "Mediterranean Diet and Incidence of Stroke in the California Teacher's Study," which she presented at the International Stroke Conference 2015 in Nashville, TN.

Dr. Jose Gutierrez


Hardening of Aorta Linked To Poor Cognitive Performance
January 19, 2015
"Arterial stiffness, particularly of the aorta, has gained interest among researchers as predictors of vascular disease and worse cognition, but it is not clear whether arterial stiffness in the absence of traditional definition of vascular disease may be associated with worse cognition…" [read more]

Dr. Elkind
Dr. Mitchell S. V. Elkind


Elite CORPS: New Neurology Division to Track Outcomes
January 5, 2015
"Dr. Elkind, professor of neurology in P&S and of epidemiology in the Mailman School of Public Health, is founding director of the Division of Clinical Outcomes Research and Population Sciences (Neuro CORPS), one of the nation's first such divisions…" [read more]

Dr. Elkind
Dr. Mitchell S. V. Elkind


Older Migraine Sufferers May Have More Silent Brain Injury
"Older migraine sufferers may be more likely to have silent brain injury, according to research published in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke…" [read more]

   Dr. Gutierrez
Dr. Olajide Williams                      Dr. Jose Gutierrez


Racial Disparities in Stroke Due to Frequency, Control of Risk Factors
May 13, 2014
"Stroke disproportionately strikes black Americans mainly because of an increased prevalence of risk factors and a lower degree of risk factor control, according to a study by Columbia neurologists…" [read more]

Dr. Randolph Marshall
Dr. Randolph S. Marshall


Think "FAST" When It Comes to Stroke
May 5, 2014
"'When someone has a stroke, they may show either slight or extremely noticeable physical changes,' says Dr. Randolph Marshall, chief of the Stroke Division at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center…" [read more]

Olajide Williams   
Dr. Olajide Williams                      Dr. James M. Noble


Kids learn to shoot down stroke with video game
April 21, 2014
Hip Hop Public Health (HHPH) founder Dr. Olajide Williams, Dr. Jamie Noble, and the HHPH team participated in the "Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape" festivities at the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. [read more]


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