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Agenda: 2013 Neuroscience Conference

Today’s Multispecialty Approach to Neuroscience Care




Speaker  Friday, May 31, 2013

7:30 am

Registration / Breakfast


8:00 am

Welcome and Introductions

Richard M. Zweifler, MD

8:10 am

Recognition and Hyper-Acute Management of Stroke 

Bruce Lo, MD

8:55 am

Neurologic Music Therapy Interventions in Stroke Rehabilitation 

Tracy Kiel, MM, NMT, Fellow, MT-BC

9:40 am

Break / Exhibit


10:10 am

Non-Interventional Management of Acute Stroke 

Richard Zweifler, MD

10:45 am

Interventional Management of Stroke

John Agola, MD

Karah Lanier, MD

11:30 am

Panel Discussion for Q&A


11:50 am



12:50 pm

Stroke Prevention Update 

Bryant Ramirez, MD

1:10 pm

Management of Extracranial Carotid Disease 

Rasesh Shah, MD

1:30 pm

Cardio-embolic Stroke 

Paul Mahoney, MD

1:50 pm

Challenges of Stroke Center Coordination

Kristen Schaible, RN

2:30 pm

Stroke Rehabilitation: A Therapist’s Perspective

Alan K. Wilson, DPT

Leigh Anne Schierer, OTR/L

Jennifer Dixon, DPT

3:10 pm

Break / Exhibit


3:30 pm

Non-Invasive Stimulation in Stroke Recovery 

Daniel Cohen, MD

4:10 pm

Panel Discussion for Q&A


4:45 pm


Richard Zweifler, MD



Saturday June 1, 2013

7:30 am

Registration / Breakfast


8:00 am

Welcome and Introductions

Richard Zweifler, MD

8:10 am

Sports Concussions

Peter G. Gonzalez, MD

8:45 am

Evaluation and Management of Insomnia

Daniel Cohen, MD

9:20 am

Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

Karen Thomas, DO

9:55 am

Panel Discussion for Q&A


10:10 am

Break / Exhibit


10:30 am

Neuromuscular Update: Statins and Myopathies

Andy Galbreath, DO

11:05 am

Epilepsy Update: Identifying and Management  

Lia Guina, MD

11:40 am

Headache Update: Primary and Secondary Headache Syndromes 

Amelito Malapira, MD

12:15 pm

Panel Discussion for Q&A


12:30 pm


Richard Zweifler, MD

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