Cedric McKoy is a neuro-intensive care nurse practitioner and the Associate Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC). UCMC serves close to 500 stroke patients annually and includes a neurointensive care unit for patients with ICH, ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, brain tumors, traumatic brain injuries, myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.
As an acute care nurse practitioner, Cedric works with a team of neuro-intensivists to assess and develop care plans for ICU patients, as well as providing hospital wide consultation for neuro patients. In his role as the Stroke Center Coordinator, Cedric trains critical care nurses and is responsible for TJC data collection for the hospital's stroke patient population. He also contributed to the development of the Stroke Management Guidelines for the UCMC.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Loyola University-Chicago, Cedric is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Stroke Association and the Stroke Action Alliance.