Biography & Research:
Hannah Gardener, ScD, Associate Scientist in the Department of Neurology at the University of Miami, is an epidemiologist with a particular interest in the epidemiology of stroke and cognitive impairment. Dr. Gardener received her doctorate in Epidemiology in 2007 from the Harvard School of Public Health. With over 90 publications, she has been conducting research on risk factors for clinical and subclinical vascular outcomes for over thirteen years. Dr. Gardener's recent work has focused on outcomes for mild and rapidly improving stroke, and race/ethnic, geographic, and sex disparities in stroke care. She has published extensively on modifiable risk factors for vascular health outcomes, with a particular interest in dietary behaviors and social determinants of health.