Dr. Olajide Williams is Chief of Staff of the Department of Neurology and Associate Professor of Neurology at Columbia University. His research is focused on community-based behavioral interventions with an emphasis on stroke disparities. Dr. Williams has authored numerous peer reviewed articles including the book “Stroke Diaries” and “Handbook of Neurological Therapeutics” both of which were published by Oxford University Press.
He is the recipient of many distinguished local, regional, national and international honors for his public health work, his scholarly activities, teaching, and his patient care. As Founder of Hip Hop Public Health, Dr. Williams targets economically disadvantaged urban environments through music, multimedia, and entertainment based programming in collaboration with music industry experts and artists.
Hip Hop Stroke: an Investigator initiated NIH-Funded Journey
Thursday, November 14
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.