Major Stroke & the Continuum of Care Connecticut State Stroke Conference 2014

  • Updated:May 16,2014


Hartford/Windsor Marriot Airport Hotel Womdspr, CT
28 Day Hill Road
Windsor, Connecticut, 06095
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Starts:Fri, 9 May 2014 7:15:00 AM
Ends:Fri, 9 May 2014 4:45:00 PM

This professional education conference is designed to increase the healthcare professionals’ knowledge of current cerebrovascular issues in caring for stroke patients and families across the continuum of care. Topics include State of the State on Stroke Care and Chronic Diseases in Connecticut; EMS Stroke Care: Recognizing Acute Stroke; ED Stroke Care: The Early Moments of Emergency Stroke Care, Making Them Count; Imaging and Decision Algorithms for Interventions; Unique Emergency Interventions Available for Stroke Patients in Connecticut; Neuro-Intensive Care Management of the Stroke Patient; Stroke Complications.

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has gone GREEN – you will not receive printed copies of the presentations at the conference. Please refer to the agenda below and links to available presentations if you would like to print them.

Please Note:
  • Presentations will be available if the speaker has given us permission to post and we have received the presentation.
  • Presentations may change prior to the program, updated presentations approved for posting will be available within one week of the program.
  • If there is not a link to a presentation, we likely do not have approval to post it on the web.
  • Please do not present any of the slides listed without requesting permission from the presenter.
Program Agenda

Mehul Dalal, MD, MSc, MHS
Chronic Disease Director, State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health, Hartford, CT
EMS Stroke Care (PDF)
Dave Cone, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Matthew Siket, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital &
The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI
William Copen, MD
Director of Advanced MR Neuroimaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Kevin Sheth, MD
Chief, Neurocritical Care & Emergency Neurology
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Joshua M. Levine, MD
Chief, Division of Neurocritical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Controversies in Neurocritical Care of the Stroke and ICH Patient
Robert Brown, MD
Neurology and Neurocritical Care, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
Lauren Sansing, MD, MSTR
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, University of
Connecticut Health Center and Hartford Hospital, CT
Neer Zeevi, MD
Medical Director, Stroke Program and IPC Neurohospitalist
Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, New Haven, CT
Moderator: Heather Duggan, MSN, RN, CNL
Stroke Program Coordinator, Western CT Health Network
Danbury Hospital Campus, Danbury, C
Colleen Mulkerin, MSW, LCSW
Director, Palliative Medicine Consult Service
Clinical Social Worker, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
Robert McEvoy, Ph.D.
Senior Clinical Psychologist, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT
Eileen McKenney RN, BSN
Nurse Case Manager, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT
Moderator: Melissa Braislin, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist, Stroke Coordinator, Sharon Hospital, Sharon, CT
Geoff Twohill, OTR/L
Team Leader Neuroscience Service, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Dr. Mustapha Kemal, MD
Physiatrist, Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, New Haven, CT
Marissa Lombardo, DPT
Physical Therapist, Hospital for Special Care, New Britain, CT
Moderator: Kristen Hickey, RN, MSN
Stroke Coordinator, Hospital of Central Connecticut,
New Britain and Bradley Campuses, CT
Thomas Miller, MD
Physiatrist, Mt. Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, Hartford, CT
Caregiver: Karen Wilson, Mystic, CT

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Sue Flor