Stroke in Women Featured
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Carolyn Cronin, M.D., Ph.D.
Important Stroke Information from the ACEP
Did you know that 425, 000 women have a stroke every year that , that's 55,000 more cases annually than men. According to the CDC 6 out of every 10 deaths due to stroke were in women. We will talk to our expert, Dr. Carolyn Cronin to learn about unique risks women have with respect to stroke. Also, lifestyle changes women can make to help prevent the risk of stroke.
Carolyn Cronin, M.D., Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the University of Maryland School of Medicine in the division of Stroke and Neuro-critical care. She completed medical school and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of Virginia. She then completed a neurology residency at Johns Hopkins and a vascular neurology fellowship at the University of Maryland. Dr. Cronin is currently leading a project to evaluate outcomes in stroke patients who get treated with the clot-buster medicine tPA in Emergency Departments throughout the state of Maryland.
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