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Dr. Olajide Williams, Professor of Neurology and Associate Dean of Community Research and Engagement, was honored as a "Rising Leader" for his significant contributions in advancing health equity.
In recognition of Stroke Awareness Month, VP&S neurologist Joshua Willey, MD, shares important information about transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), also known as mini strokes.
High blood pressure in young people may have a negative effect on their brains in midlife, research suggests.
Dr. Syeda Imama Ali Naqvi is among the 15 promising clinician scientists selected by Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons to be awarded a grant to support her research.
- March 30, 2022
Fewer than half of ischemic stroke patients whom guidelines say should get dual-antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) actually receive the treatment, a new study suggests.
- March 10, 2022
Dr. Olajide Williams will be honored as a "Rising Leader" by The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM).
- March 3, 2022
Military veterans who had a traumatic brain injury may have an increased long-term risk of stroke, new research suggests.
- February 16, 2022
The nation’s history of structural racism must be acknowledged as a driver of health problems and shortened lives for Black people and other racial and ethnic groups
- August 16, 2021
High blood pressure, high cholesterol and other risk factors for poor heart and brain health are problems people typically don't think about until they hit midlife.
- June 10, 2021
Race, age, income, and insurance status are all factors in the distance a stroke patient must travel to receive certified care.
Source:The Washington PostApril 26, 2021
Successful messaging isn’t only about finding the right words. Olajide Williams, a Columbia University neurologist, uses music and art
Source:The Washington PostMarch 13, 2021
“Those with underlying heart failure could still have a more severe case of covid than those without heart failure, but the vaccine should protect
Source:PBSMarch 11, 2021
Dr. Williams featured on PBS Nightly News for his untiring work on vaccination advocacy and his history of health activism.