2015 FSS

Florida Stroke Symposium 2015

 Friday, May 1, 2015

1200-1:00         Registration

  1:00 – 5:00            Improving Florida Stroke Systems of Care

 1:00 – 1:15            Introductions  – Jonathan Oren Harris MD, Symposium Director

1:15 – 1:45             Epidemiology / management of stroke in Florida – Jonathan Oren Harris MD

1:45 – 2:30             Update on Florida, Puerto Rico Stroke Registry. This presentation will discuss the current status of the Florida, Puerto Rico Stroke Registry. Dr.      Jose Romano, Chief, Stroke Division, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

2:30 – 3:15             Mission Lifeline Stroke – a system approach to stroke from the American Stroke Association. Robert Suter DO, VP, Quality and Health IT, American Heart Association, Dallas/Fort Worth Area. Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Texas, Southwestern, Dallas, Tx.

3:15-3:30               Coffee break

3:30-4:30               Emergency Room Physicians and rTPA. Should you teach an old dog new tricks?  Cernal Sozener MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI

4:30-5:30              Understanding and using social media to promote public stroke awareness  Ranse Jones celebratory lecture. Wendee Bloom, Regional Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Greater Southeast Affiliate, American Heart / Stroke Association

 6:00 – 8:00           Meet and greet cocktail party

 Saturday, May 2, 2015

7:00-8:00              Registration/continental breakfast

 8:15-5:00              Update on stroke prevention, diagnosis, and management

 8:00-8:15              Introductions

8:15-9:00             Management of Intracranial hemorrhage – Eric C. Peterson MD MS, Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery, Co-Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

9:00-9:45           Primary and secondary stroke prevention – Ralph L. Sacco MD MS, Professor and Olemberg Chair of Neurology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

9:45-10:00         Coffee break

10:00-10:45          Stroke in the very aged – Nerses Sanossian MD, DirectorRoxanna Todd Hodges Comprehensive Stroke Clinic, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.

10:45-11:30         In-house stroke attacks. Evaluation and management – Ethan Cumbler MD,  Associate Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Hospital Medicine Group, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado. 

11:30-12:15              Controversies in the interventional management of stroke. Ridwan Lin MD, PhD, Neurologist, Vascular & Interventional, BrowardHealth North Comprehensive Stroke Center, Deerfield Beach, Florida

12:15-1:00           Lunch

1:00-1:45              Current concepts of central nervous system vasculitis and vasoconstriction syndromes. – Aneesh B. Singhal M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1:45-2:30              Abc’s of (doing) clinical trials in acute stroke – William Holt D.O., Senior Medical Director, Global Product Development/Neuroscience, Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

2:30-3:15              New developments in stroke 2015 – Brijesh P Mehta MD, Medical Director, Stroke and Neurocritical Care, Memorial Healthcare System,  Hollywood, Florida