Presentations 2017 FSS

8:00 – 9:00   Improvement in ED stroke management William Knight MD Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati. OH

9:00 – 10:00  Acute stroke economics – How much does this cost and is it “worth” it? Debbie Lombardi Hill, FAHA, Principal, Lombardi Hill Consulting Group, LLLP, Gainesville, Florida

10:15 – 11:15 Vertebral Basilar Disease: Acute recognition and management. Nasser Razack MD, JD Neurointerventionalist radiologist

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11:15 – 12:15 rTPA for minor strokes Negar Asdaghi MD, FRCPC Assistant Professor, Stroke Division, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida

1:15 – 2:15 Intervention in acute stroke: Where are we? 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

2:15 – 3:15 Neuropsychiatric manifestations of stroke. Teddy S. Youn, MD, Assistant Professor  Neurocritical Care and Vascular Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

3:30 – 4:30 Stroke liability – Will I get sued? Victor R. Cotton MD, JD, President, Law & Medicine

4:30 – 5:30    2017 Ranse Jones Stroke Awareness Lecture – Stroke Awareness: American Heart Association’s Greater Southeast Affiliate and National Initiatives. Dianne Foster, RN, BSN, MBA, Vice President Quality  & Systems Improvement, Greater Southeast Affiliate, American Heart Association, Atlanta, Georgia

Saturday May 6, 2017

8:00 – 8:30  

8:30 – 9:30 Vasculitis in the central nervous system Rula Hajj-Ali MD, Director, Multidisciplinary Central  Nervous System Vasculitis Clinic, Cleveland Clinic 
Cleveland, OH

9:45 – 10:45  Speeding up time to reperfusion – The Memorial Experience – Brijesh Mehta MD

10:45 – 12:15  Diversion and monitoring South Florida stroke centers Peter Antevy MD/ Panel