My objective is to provide you with strategies that will help you stay stroke-free, as well as with information that will help you cope if you, or someone close to you, have suffered a stroke.
Jose Vega, MD, PhD, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering stroke. For more than two decades, Dr. Vega has worked as a neurologist, serving populations at high risk of stroke in various emergency, inpatient, and outpatient settings. As a published researcher, he has presented at national and international neurology, neuroscience, neuroimmunology, immunology, and endocrinology conferences. He also has authored several book chapters and peer-reviewed scientific articles. His work appears in journals such as the Journal of Neuropathy and Experimental Neurology.
Dr. Vega received his bachelor's degree from Rutgers University, and an MD/PhD degree from the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He completed his post-doctoral research fellowship at Harvard Medical School's Center for Neurological Diseases, and his residency in Neurology at Columbia University's Neurological Institute of New York.
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