Know Stroke Podcast

Welcome to the Know Stroke Podcast with your co-hosts Mike Garrow (stroke caregiver) & David Dansereau (stroke survivor). Listen back to Episode 1 of the podcast to hear our personal stories of how stroke impacted our lives and sparked a mission to amplify the voices, contributions, and achievements of change makers in stroke care.

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Music Credit to JAKEEZo on Soundcloud @user-257386777

Health & Fitness
Let's make it okay to say you're not okay: A di...
Tim Whitmire is a stroke survivor and co founder of the largest free men's fitness movement in the US. He speaks to us about what the power of community and being open about mental health meant to his journey with life after stroke.
64 min
Mike Garrow-AHA/ASA Voter's Choice Caregiver He...
Mike Garrow-AHA/ASA Voter's Choice Hero Award Nominee- 2023 - Please Cast Your Vote!
3 min
Stroke Has No Age Limit
Kyler tells us his story of what caused his AVM at the age of 15, and how he and his Mom are working together to raise awareness through the AVM Stroke Alliance.
51 min
Dr Eva Mistry; winner of the Robert G. Siekert ...
Eva A. Mistry, M.B.B.S., M.S.C.I., FAHA, , is an assistant professor of clinical neurology and rehabilitation medicine at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. The Siekert New Investigator Award in Stroke recognizes Robert G. Siekert, who was the founding chairman of the American Heart Association's International Conference on Stroke and Cerebral Circulation, now known as the International Stroke Conference. The award encourages new investigators to undertake or continue stroke-related research.
47 min
The Putrino Way: combining technology with a hu...
In this episode we sit down with a David Putrino, Director of Rehabilitation Innovation for the Mount Sinai Health System in NYC.
71 min
A global community of Angels improving stroke p...
The Angels Initiative is a healthcare intervention by the German pharmaceutical company, Boehringer Ingelheim. Since 2016, an estimated 7,5 million patients have been treated in over 6,000 Angels hospitals worldwide, including more than 1,400 new stroke-ready hospitals established across the world with the help of Angels.
49 min
Delivering stroke care on the roads and in the ...
Interview with Professor Stephen Davis & Geoffrey Donnan of the Australian Stroke Alliance. Together they're developing novel mobile imaging, digital health and emergency transport technologies to radically transform stroke outcomes and deliver commercial benefits for all Australians.
54 min
Unlocking the human superpower of neuroplastici...
The processes by which the brain can learn new information, or recover after injury, are known as neuroplasticity. In this episode, we sit down with Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST a physical therapist certified as a neurological clinical specialist to discuss all things motor recovery post stroke.
44 min
"Houston, we have a problem" - Interview with w...
Pamela Duncan, PhD, is a leading expert in stroke, neurologic recovery, aging and patient reported outcome measures and widely recognized for her efforts to reengineer post-acute care services and recovery following stroke.
51 min
Exploring the intersection of human-centered-de...
What the future of rehab care can look like when we combine the innovations in technology with their applications in real-life practice.
55 min
Redefining what is possible in Neuro-rehab with...
Angela Greene, Lead US Therapy Integration Manager at MindMaze speaks to us about how their solutions are redefining in a way that is not only accessible, affordable, and engaging for patients, but also seamlessly fits into physician workflows.
49 min
The American Heart Association's effort to acce...
Patrick Dunn, Program Director of the Center for Health Tech & Innovation at the American Heart Association speaks to Michael about the efforts of the AHA to connect entrepreneurs, providers, researchers and payers in an effort to accelerate novel stroke & cardiac models of care
45 min
How the leading rehab hospital in the US is dri...
Arun Jayaraman explains to us the clinical trials and innovative care models that are bringing real change to patients at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, the #1 ranked rehab hospital in the US since 1991.
67 min
Interview with Kyle Zebley, Senior Vice Preside...
Telehealth Policy and Advancing Access to Virtual First Care Beyond Covid-19
54 min
Improving door-to-needle time with the world’s ...
Interview with Khan M. Siddiqui, MD Chief Medical Officer & Chief Strategy Officer at Hyperfine
47 min
Using Voice to Save Lives: Interview with James...
Spotlight on Afib Awareness Month
31 min
1 in 100,000 - Interview with Orlena Shek, Moya...
43 min
Interview with Dr. Nick Ward. Professor of Clin...
58 min
Interview with Ralph Preston Founder of Stroke ...
48 min
Interview with Dr. Heidi Schambra Director of R...
59 min
It's Hot! Tips to Know and Avoid Heat Stroke a...
The co-hosts connect on a podcast catch-up episode to talk Heat Stroke "In the News" and explain more about their recent move to expand the reach of the podcast via the Health Podcast Network and related Announce a New Stroke Education Project
22 min
Interview with Henry Hoffman,MS,OTR/L Co-Invent...
56 min
Interview with Dan Kendall - Founder of Mission...
54 min
Interview with Jordyn Sims Pierce MS, CCC-SLP, ...
53 min
Tackling Digital Transformation in Rehabilitati...
55 min