Stroke team commemorates Comprehensive Stroke Center certification, Stroke Awareness Month

UC Davis Health stroke team

Today, members of the UC Davis Health stroke team gathered for a celebratory lunch, commemorating UC Davis Medical Center’s certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.

The team, pictured above, includes:

(Bottom row) Dr. Allen Yee; Dr. Kwan Ng, medical director of the Stroke Program; Dr. Kevin Keenan

(Middle row) Don Noel, Jr., Nurse Stroke Coordinator; Kellie Brendle, Stroke Program CNS; Deb DeatherageHand, Stroke Program Nurse Manager; Brennan Garbutt, Nurse Stroke Coordinator

(Top row) Stacy McCarthy, Nurse Stroke Coordinator; Brenna Oakes, Nurse Stroke Coordinator; Kimberly Brink, Nurse Quality & Data Analyst

Congratulations again to one and all on this important certification.

And because May is Stroke Awareness Month, this has also presented another opportunity to remind the community about the signs and symptoms of stroke.