Stroke Survivor Spotlight
is an ischemic stroke survivor and established YoungStroke, Inc
. as a patient advocacy organization in 2005 in order to raise awareness, increase knowledge and share good practices about stroke in young adults to improve patient outcomes. Motivated by her personal experience, Amy launched the organization following her post-stroke graduate studies on the topic. Amy joined the full-time faculty of Coastal Carolina University in 2010 where she currently serves as a Lecturer of Public Health in the College of Science.