Summit 2016 Agenda and Presentations

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Meeting Agenda

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Charles R. Wira III, MD – Department of Emergency Medicine and Yale Acute Stroke Service – Yale-New Haven Hospital; Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine – Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Pre-Existing Conditions Impact on Treatment Decisions for Stroke Patients
Steven Feske, MD
– Chief, Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases – Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Clinical Trials and Implications for Clinical Practice
Karen Furie, MD, MPH
– Neurologist-in-Chief – Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital and Bradley Hospital; Professor, Clinical Neuroscience and Chair, Neurology – The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI

Debate on Transport and Transfer of Stroke Patients in a Tiered System of Care

  • Ethan S. Brandler, MD, MPH, FACEP – Assistant Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine; Associate Director, Emergency Medical Services – State University of New York, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
  • Peter D. Panagos, MD, FACEP, FAHA – Professor, Emergency Medicine and Neurology – Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
  • Edward Feldmann, MD – Chair, Department of Neurology – University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate; Vice President and Medical Director – Neurosciences and Rehabilitation, Springfield, MA
  • Timothy G. Lukovits, MD – Medical Director, Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke Program Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Cryptogenic Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation
Hooman Kamel, MD
– Assistant Professor, Neurology – Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

Pediatric Stroke: Acute Evaluation and Management
Michael J. Rivkin, MD
– Co-Director and Founder, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center – Boston Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor, Neurology – Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Pediatric Stroke: An Overview of a Rehabilitation Program
Donna L. Nimec, MD, MS
– Division Director, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Charlestown, MA

IV tPA Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria
Andrei V. Alexandrov, MD, FAHA
– Semis Murphey Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology – The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Wake Up Stroke
Lee H. Schwamm, MD, FAHA
– Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology and C. Miller Fisher Endowed Chair and Director, Stroke Service – Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor, Neurology – Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

American Stroke Association Awards Presentation

American Stroke Association Community Conscience Award

Given annually to an individual or group that has been an advocate for policy change supported by the American Stroke Association to improve stroke systems of care including: prevention, treatment and rehabilitation for stroke patients within the northeast region.
Abate Mammo, PhD – Acting Executive Director, Healthcare Quality & Informatics – New Jersey Department of Health, Trenton, NJ

C. Miller Fisher Neuroscience Visionary Award
Given to an individual in the field of neuroscience, who has significantly contributed to the mission of the American Stroke
Association and made clear and lasting contributions to neuroscience. Contributions may focus on the identification and treatment of stroke patients including: research, epidemiology, prevention, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment or other aspects of stroke.
Jonathan Rosand, MD, MSc – Chief, Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

C. Miller Fisher Keynote Address: Ischemic Stroke Genetics
Jonathan Rosand, MD, MSc
– Chief, Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Friday, October 21, 2016

Utlizing Telemedicine to Care for Stroke Patients Across the Continuum Mobile Stroke Units
Andrei V. Alexandrov, MD, FAHA
– Semis Murphey Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Utilizing Telemedicine in Rehabilitation and an Update on the Tele-Swallow Pilot
Nadia Dorval, MA, CCC-SLP –
Speech-Language Pathologist, Adult Outpatient Rehabilitation Baystate Health Systems, Springfield, MA

Stroke Imaging Update
Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD
– Associate Professor, Diagnostic Imaging, Neurology and Neurosurgery – Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University; Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center Neurointerventional Services – Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Post Stroke Depression: Detection, Differential Diagnosis and Treatment
Joseph Trettel, MD, PhD
– Director Neurobehavioral Medicine Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford, CT

Post Stroke Cognitive Decline
Deborah A. Levine, MD, MPH
– Assistant Professor, Medicine Division of General Medicine – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

To Rest or Mobilize… Evidence Based Recommendations for Mobility Following Acute Ischemic Stroke
Anne W. Alexandrov, PhD, AGACNP-BC, ANVP-BC, FAAN
– Professor and Chief Nurse Practitioner, UT Mobile Stroke Unit – University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis, Memphis, TN

In House Stroke
Joshua Z. Willey, MD, MS, FAHA
– Assistant Professor, Neurology – Columbia University, New York, NY

Critical Care Management After Stroke
Jonathan Rosand, MD, MSc
– Chief, Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology – Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Sex and Gender Differences in Acute Stroke
Tracy Madsen, MD, ScM
– Associate Director, Division of Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine – Rhode Island Hospital; Assistant; Professor, Emergency Medicine – Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Stroke
Olajide Williams, MD, MS
– – Chief of Staff, Department of Neurology – Columbia University, New York, NY

Aphasia After Stroke
Elizabeth Hoover, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS
– Clinical Associate Professor, Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences – Boston University, Boston, MA

Secondary Prevention After Stroke
Talya K. Fleming, MD, FAAPMR
– Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Director, Aftercare Program – JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, NJ

Skill Building Sessions

Play by the Book: Get Your Stroke Skills Here – ASPECT, NIHSS and Modified Rankin
Overview of NIHSS
Angela N. McCall-Brown, MSN, APN, BC
– Stroke Nurse Practitioner – Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ

Overview of the ASPECT Scoring Assessment
Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD
– Associate Professor, Diagnostic Imaging, Neurology and Neurosurgery – Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University; Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center Neurointerventional Services Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Hit a Home Run: EMS Stroke Assessments in the Field
Karen Schaefer, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC
– Stroke Program Manager – The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI

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