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Saving Strokes provides stroke rehabilitation therapy through golf

Another great Salt Lake City Saving Strokes event is on the books! Thanks to a Together to End Stroke cause sponsorship with University of Utah Health, 30 survivors and caregivers joined eight golf professionals at Nibley Park Golf Course for a day of therapy, golfing and fun. Outstanding volunteer engagement included FOX13 sportscaster Morgan Vance as the event emcee, University [...]

University of Utah will receive $3.7M for children’s heart health

The University of Utah will receive $3.7 million in research funding over four years as part of a new AHA children’s research network announced last week. The network will focus on improving children’s heart health, investing almost $15 million in work at four institutions. The Utah study aims to prevent or predict congenital heart disease and improve decision-making between parents [...]

World Stroke Day lives on

World Stroke Day lives on thanks to enthusiastic staff at University of Utah Health Care’s Clinical Neurosciences Center. Their F.A.S.T. song and video was produced by Cory McCann (with guitar in the video) and the Stroke Center manager pitched the idea and encouraged all staff to join the effort. Our Utah division recognized the university’s amazing work with stroke patients [...]

Stroke Month exits on a high note

Before we get to our highlights this week, please join me in congratulating ex-officio Greater Bay Area board member, Collin Quock, M.D., for being honored with the CBS 5 (KPIX-TV) Jefferson Award. This prestigious recognition is bestowed upon a Bay Area resident who has provided above and beyond community service in much-needed programs for at-risk populations. Dr. Quock [...]