Dr Uma Nandi's Health Hero Fund for Stroke Research and Treatment

In honor of Dr. Partha ​Nandi’s father, Uma, ​who was the inspiration behind the Health Hero movement, ​a fund has been created to support stroke research and treatment.

Dr. Uma Nandi​ was a brilliant polymer chemist, father, husband and son. Dr. Nandi held several patents for his pioneering work. He was also an amazing cook and singer, a true Renaissance man! He ​had a devastating stroke over 9 years ago which changed his life forever. ​

Without the love and advocacy of his family, and the ground breaking ​treatment facilities available to him, Uma would not have lived to see the birth of his grandsons and the love of his community.


  • A stroke occurs when oxygen-rich blood flow to the brain is interrupted by a broken blood vessel or blood clot
  • Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the US
  • On average every 40 seconds someone in the US has a stroke
  • Approximately 800,000 people will be affected each year
  • Currently there are over 7 million stroke survivors
  • Strokes can happen to anyone at any age
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Ask Dr. Nandi Charities is a 501c3, EIN# 45-3850791