Press Release

Stanford Hospital & Clinics Awarded First Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification in the Nation

11.16.2012

The Stanford Stroke Center team celebrated their certification with representatives from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association at a special ceremony in November. 

Left to right: Amir Dan Rubin, President & CEO of Stanford Hospital & Clinics; M.J. Hampel and Mark Crafton of The Joint Commission; Gregory W. Albers, MD, director of the Stanford Stroke Center; and Laura King-Hahn of the American Heart Association.

Original founders and current directors of the Stanford Stroke Center, (left to right) Drs. Marks, Albers and Steinberg 

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