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2.19.2013

Four-time Stroke Survivor Meets UM’s Leading Stroke Expert After Cross Country Walk

Four-time stroke survivor Mycle Brandy met Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., M.S., professor and Chair of Neurology and the Olemberg Family Chair in Neurological Disorders, at University of Miami Hospital on February 14 after completing the final leg of his third cross country walk, this one from Maine to Miami. Brandy’s Walking Across America project is designed to raise awareness about the warning signs for stroke and encourage other stroke survivors to walk as part of their rehabilitation. Sacco, the first neurologist to serve as national president of the American Heart Association, told Brandy that he exemplifies how stroke patients can recover.

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