"The network is an invaluable source of sharing knowledge and networking. The AHA/ASA appreciates our involvement in each state with our partners, as well as our involvement with the network as a whole. Our goal is to provide resources and science that enhances the stroke system of care across the Great Lakes region."- Heather Gavras, Regional VP, State Health Alliance , American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Greater Midwest
"You have been the most helpful to me and for stroke management. I want to meet you sometime and personally thank you for what you are doing for us neuroscience clinicians...you have just saved me hours of work! Thank you for your help!"
- Connie F. Parliament RN, MSN, CNRN, Clinical Program Director of Neuroscience Services
"National Stroke Association (NSA) has found the GLRSN to be an important resource . The network helps provide information on the latest stroke issues, resources and tools. In addition it has provided NSA with valuable networking and planning opportunities with state departments of health."
- Sharon Januchowski, VP of Community Programs, National Stroke Association
"The Great Lakes Regional Stroke Network has been instrumental in providing information about the burden of stroke regionally. Communication throughout the region has been strengthened , which will enhance our ability to share resources, strategies, and expertise".
- Dr. Brian Silver and Dr. Phillip Scott, co-chairs of the Michigan Stroke Initiative
"The resources, staff and coordination provided by the Network have increased the focus on the burden of stroke in Ohio. Network staff has provided structure and direction to our initiatives by locating and disseminating resources and coordinating the educational and surveillance activities both in the region and the individual states..." .
- Barbara Pryor, RD, LD, MS, Ohio Department of Health