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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
29528-6054

phone
843-349-2244

fax
843-234-0426

Amy L. Edmunds

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Expertise
As an NIH-funded researcher, Edmunds extends understanding of the stroke experience among young adults and their caregivers. As an outcome of her graduate studies, she launched YoungStroke, Inc. as a nonprofit patient advocacy organization in 2005. She was elected by international peers to serve the Board of the World Stroke Organization in 2014. Her honors include recognition as a 2014 Health Disparities Scholar by the National Institute of Minority Health and Disparities.

College
College of Science

Biography
Amy Edmunds, senior lecturer of health sciences, joined the faculty of Coastal Carolina University in 2010. She earned her bachelor's degree from Davidson College and master's degree from Murray State University in 2005. Since 2013, she has facilitated the Campus & Community Research Collaborative, a campuswide initiative bridging the academic community with community organizations for mutually benefit.

Contact Information
Phone: 843-349-2441
Email: aedmunds@coastal.edu