Founder & CEO
YoungStroke, Inc. & Young Stroke Media, LLC
Conway, South Carolina – United States
As a cryptogenic stroke survivor since 2002, Amy Edmunds, MA, FWSO, CEO of YoungStroke, Inc. and Young Stroke Media, LLC, globally champions young adults who experience stroke. She was elected by international peers to the Board of Directors of the World Stroke Organization in 2014 as the first American stroke survivor to serve in this role. Her post-stroke graduate research propelled the launch of YoungStroke in 2005 and Young Stroke Media in 2013. Both organizations raise awareness of unmet needs of survivors and their caregivers. In 2015, she coordinated the first international conference to address stroke in young adults. It was supported in part by the National Institutes of Health and Mayo Clinic. In 2018, she served as Visiting International Lecturer at University of Koblentz of Applied Sciences in Germany. She has served as a Senior Lecturer of Health Sciences at Coastal Carolina University since 2010.
Thursday, November 7
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM