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Stamp Out Stroke

NP student Dalia Pena-Solorzano presenting to JUNTA for Progressive Action
Stamp Out Stroke is a community outreach initiative led by the Yale Stroke and Vascular Neurology division. We are comprised of stroke physicians, nurses, neurology residents, and students. Our mission is to educate the New Haven and surrounding communities about stroke risk factors, warning signs, and the importance of receiving prompt care.
Neurology resident Melissa Rethana, MD presenting about stroke risk factors to the Madison Senior Center
Our focus is on providing education to underserved communities. Please email Rachel Forman if you know of any community centers that would like to host a virtual event. We can provide education materials in English and Spanish. Please follow us on Twitter to stay updated on our work (@StampOutStroke).
Shanicka Reynolds presents at the virtual SOS lecture on April 1, 2021
On Thursday, April 1, 2021, the Stamp out Stroke (SOS) initiative presented a stroke education lecture to Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS) clients during its weekly health literacy class. IRIS is a non-profit agency whose mission is to help refugees and other displaced people establish life in the United States and Connecticut. The agency offers case management and can help with basic needs, legal aid, employment, healthcare, and education. The lecture was presented by Rachel Forman, Ranisha Parker, Stephanie Towns, Colleen Gurn, and Shanicka Reynolds.