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Stroke Coordinators and Community Outreach

Call for appointment (352) 294-5000

If you or a loved one is having a stroke, call 911 immediately!

The team at the UF Health Shands Comprehensive Stroke Center includes not only our physicians but also a team of people who truly care about our patients’ recovery after a stroke.

Our stroke coordinators are passionate about helping their patients get the best treatment possible. They are truly experts on stroke and are instrumental in stroke patient care management, making sure staff is educated about strokes and creating community outreach programs. They are also are crucial in recognizing areas of improvements in our stroke care processes and helping improve our performance.

Stroke Coordinators

  • Jeannette M Hester, RN, CCRN-K, MSN, MS
  • Ashley E Magnuson

Stroke Data Registrar

  • Rachael M Lyles

Community Outreach

One of the cornerstones of our stroke center is educating our community about strokes. Understanding the symptoms of a stroke is the first tep in getting the right treatment, FAST. We know time equals brain when it comes to stroke, and we want everyone to know that.

Below are just some of the events we participated in last year that reached thousands of people in our community:

Stroke Prevention Education Lecture at The Village at Gainesville

UF Baseball Game: Strike Out Stroke

World Stroke Day at The Villages

AHA Heart Walk

Clots & Coffee 2022 at the UF Health Neuromedicne Hospital

Contact Us

Are you interested in having us provide stroke outreach at your facility or event? Fill out our form to contact the UF Health Stroke Coordinators.