Pacific Stroke Association


Wednesday, May 20 & Thursday, May 21, 2020
Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California

About the Annual Regional Stroke Conference:

The PSA Regional Stroke Conference is planned to provide the most current information to nursing and other healthcare professionals who treat patients and families in all phases of stroke treatment. The Conference emphasis is on stroke systems of care, effective therapies, quality of care and outcomes.

The GOAL of the conference is to share best clinical practices that have been developed to optimize patient outcomes at local stroke centers and to provide the most current information for clinicians and health care professionals who care for patients and families in all phases of stroke treatment.

2019 Conference Topics & Speakers:

A Complex Case of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage – Lawrence Dickinson, MD – Sutter Health

Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage – Jeremy Heit, MD, PhD –  Stanford Medical Center

An Imaging, Case Based Approach to Hemorrhagic & Ischemic Stroke – Daniel Hsu, MD – Kaiser Permanente

An Evidence-Based Stroke Rehab Update – Meagan Littlepage, MD – El Camino Hospital

Ethics & Stroke – Ilana Spokoyny, M.D.  –  Sutter Health

Fibromuscular Dysplasia – Eri Fukaya, MD – Stanford Medical Center

ISC 2019 – Highlights – David Tong, MD – California Pacific Medical Center

Identity Theft – Rediscovering Ourselves After Stroke – Debra Meyerson, PhD – Stanford University

Is the PFO the Cause of Stroke? Close or Leave Alone? Karl Meisel, MD – University of California San Francisco

Meditation and Brain – Noor Sachdev, MD – Good Samaritan Hospital

Mechanical Thrombectomy for Stroke: Past, Present And A Hint Of What Is To Come
Nick Telischak, MD – California Pacific Medical Center

Posterior Circulation Stroke – Divya Prabhu, MD – El Camino Hospital

Role of Imaging in Stroke Prevention – Max Wintermark, MD, MBA – Stanford University

Spasticity Management – Henry Huie, MD – Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Stroke in the Young: Horses and Zebras – Neil Schwartz, MD, PhD – Stanford Medical Center

Stem Cell Treatment in Spinal Cord Injury-Does It Work? Marco Lee, MD, PhD – Stanford Medical Center

Update on Stroke Mobile Unit – Joey English, MD, Phd – Mills-Peninsula Medical Center

Updates in the Care of Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage – Nancy Edwards – Kaiser Permanente

Virtual and Augmented Reality Technology –  Next Generation Tools For Stroke Rehabilitation – Walter Greenleaf, PhD – Stanford Medical Center

Moderators:  Vivek, Rao, MD – Kaiser Permanente &  Chitra Venkat, MD – Stanford Medical Center

 Thanks to  2019 Conference Sponsors



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