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Dorita deLemos Down suffered her first stroke in November 2003 and her second stroke in August 2012.  Recognizing the debilitating factors a stroke can create, regardless whether it is mild or strong. Prof. deLemos Down was able to undertake a total rehabilitation program in both instances.  She has retained little if any residues.   

In 2014, she established The P.A.C.E. Group, LLC, under which she writes a blog and continues to lecture and write articles on brain injuries and stroke.  Recent information has proven that “The more you work with the brain, the healthier it becomes”.  She is a good example of that statement. From 2005 to 2008 she was engaged as Spanish language Consultant to NIH/NINDS and participated in lectures, conferences, and conventions nationwide.

Professor deLemos Down has been interviewed in both Spanish and English on local, national and international Television and Radio and has been recognized for her dedication to her work. She continues lecturing at many local communities and medical centers and institutions, even though she has passed her 89th birthday. 

Prior to her medical challenges, Professor deLemos Down taught and lectured on international economic development at Universities, Chambers of Commerce and Businesses throughout the Americas and received an Honorary Professorship at the Universidad Lomas de Zamora, in Buenos Aires, Argentina as the “Premio al Merito Internacional, 1996”.

Prof. deLemos Down is multi-lingual with English, French, Spanish, German being her preference but also Italian, Portuguese and some Dutch.  She authored “The Third Age – is 65 supposed to be the Breach” under the pseudonym “Sofia”, available through Amazon.com; ISBN# 10 1432729217 13 978 and is now working on its sequel, “The Fourth Age – 80 and Holding”.

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DoritaDelemos 300x400In 2014, Dorita DeLemos Down established “The P.A.C.E. Group, LLC”, under which she writes a blog and continues to lecture and write articles on brain injuries and stroke.  Recent information has proven that “The more you work with the brain, the healthier it becomes”.  She is a good example of that statement. From 2005 to 2008 she was engaged as Spanish language Consultant to NIH/NINDS and participated in lectures, conferences, and conventions nationwide.

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