Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai's Focus on Healthy Aging (FHA)


Volume 22   •   Number 5  •  May 2019

Be Proactive About Stroke Prevention

Each year, about 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of these individuals, 140,000 die, and many survivors are left with long-term complications and disabilities. “A stroke happens because blood flow in the brain is interrupted by a blood clot or a ruptured …

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Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD
Gerald and May Ellen Ritter
Professor and Vice Chair
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Kate Brophy
Editorial Advisory Board
Judith Neugroschl, MD

Samuel E. Gandy, MD

Bruce Darrow, MD, PhD
Cardiology and Aging

David C. Thomas, MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Judith L.Belzer, PharmD
Geriatric Pharmacology

Patricia Bloom. MD
Complementary Medicine

Shiela Barton, LCSW
Social Work

Fran C. Grossman, RD, MS, CDE, CDN

Helen Fernandez, MD, MPH
Evidence-Based Medicine
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