Minneapolis VA is leading the way in stroke care for Veterans. It is the first Veteran’s hospital to provide state-of-the-art stroke care on two major fronts: 1.) Stroke reversing using the clot busting medication Tenecteplase and 2.) Providing TeleStroke care via the VA National TeleStroke Program.
Like many medical students, Kersten Schwanz, MD, had multiple areas of medical specialty she could choose for her career. Many specialties interested her, but the one thing this former college athlete knew was she wanted to work with athletes.
Alexander Senk, MD, Acting Director, Spinal Cord Injury and Disorder, first came to the Minneapolis VA Health Care System as a physician resident where he worked on the spinal cord injury unit and the polytrauma center.