Articles by Andrea King Collier

Navigating the Complexities of Stroke

Collier, Andrea King

Neurology Now. 9(4):21-23, August/September 2013.

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. But with specialized care, advances in treatment, and better public education, neurologists hope to reduce the number of strokes and improve quality of life for survivors. With these goals in mind, the American Academy of Neurology recently published Navigating the Complexities of Stroke.

Black, White, & Gray


Neurology Now. 5(3):18-19,23-24, May-June 2009.

African Americans are more likely than their white counterparts to suffer and die from a stroke, more likely to suffer a stroke at a younger age, and often take longer to recover than whites. Researchers are just starting to find out why.