2016 FSS

Friday, May 6, 2016

7:00 – 7:45  Registration/Continental Breakfast

7:45 – 8:00   Introductions

8:00 – 9:00    How I do it: Management of Brain Aneurysms, Ruptured and Unruptured. Eric C. Peterson MD, MS, FAANS Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Cerebrovascular Division, Chief of Endovascular Neurosurgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida

9:00 – 10:00  Dysphagia –  pathophysiology, evaluation, management and outcome. Ianessa A. Humbert, Ph.D., CCC-SLP , Associate Professor, University of Florida Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Gainesville, FL

10:00 – 10:15  Coffee Break/Exhibitors

10:15 – 11:15   Stroke and sleep. The relationship between sleep apnea and cerebrovascular disease. Dawn M. Bravata MD,  Associate Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

11:15 – 12:15  Sex/gender differences in stroke Tatjana Rundek MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology, Director, Clinical Translational Research Division, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida

12:15 – 1:15  Lunch/Exhibitors

1:15 – 2:15 Brain imaging before intervention. The CT Aspects score and its use in evaluating stroke for acute intervention. How to read and use CT angiography and perfusion and MR perfusion and diffusion imaging. Ridwan Lin MD, PhD

2:15 – 3:15   Does white matter matter? Clinton Wright MD, Director, Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute, Department of Neurology, University of Miami, Miami, FL

3:15 – 3:30   Coffee Break/Exhibitors

3:30 – 4:30    Stem Cells and stroke. Dileep R. Yavagal MDAssociate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Chief Interventional Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

4:30 – 5:30    2016 Ranse Jones Stroke Awareness Lecture “Stroke – Clinical trial recruitment in the digital age: the Acorda experience” Eppie Brown, RN, MA & Richard Muser, Enterprise Architect  – Digital strategy and innovation, Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., Ardsley, New York


Saturday May 7, 2016

7:00 – 7:45      Registration/Continental Breakfast

7:45 – 8:00     Introductions

8:00 – 9:00  Inequalities in stroke evaluation and management. Update on the Florida/Puerto Rico Stroke Registry Jose Romano MD, Professor of Clinical Neurology,
Chief, Stroke Division University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida

9:00 – 10:00 The role of the primary stroke center in the new endovascular era. Peter D. Panagos, MD, FACEP, FAHA , Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine and Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo

10:00 – 10:15  Coffee break/Exhibitors

10:15 – 11:15 EMS bypass of primary stroke centers in Florida. Present and future trends Evan Allen MD / Panel discussion 

11:15 – 12:15  Update – Advances in Stroke over the past year Amer Malik MD, MBA.  Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology Stroke Division, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida

12:15 – 12:30  Closing remarks Jonathan Oren Harris MD, Medical Director Broward Health North Comprehensive Stroke Center, Deerfield Beach, FL