Join the American Stroke Month Twitter Chats!

Updated:Jun 17,2014


Join us for a series of three Twitter chats about stroke during #StrokeMonth!

#StrokeChat: Prevention
May 14, 2014
2-3pm CST

StrokeChat: Treatment
May 21, 2014
2-3pm CST

#StrokeChat: Beating Stroke
May 28, 2014
2-3pm CST

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#StrokeChat: Prevention
May 14, 2014
2-3pm CST

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Did you know 80% of strokes are preventable? Join @American_Stroke, @HolaDoctor and @dailyRX to learn more about stroke prevention along with:

 
Randall RightRandall  Wright, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, UT School of Medicine

Leadership and community service are the cornerstones of Dr. Randall Wright's personal and professional life. He works as a Neurologist at the Mischer Neurological Institute in The Woodlands, Texas.
 Dr. Kathryn Kirchoff

Kathryn Kirchoff, MD
Assistant Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology & Department of Medicine (Critical Care)

Dr. Kirchoff is an attending neurologist at Montefiore Medical Center and sees outpatients at the Stern Stroke Center.

     
Susan BernardSusan Barnard RN, MS, APRN, CCRN
TNCC Trauma Nursing Core Course instructor and BLS instructor, St. Joseph Hospital

Susan co-chairs St. Joseph's stroke committee which has attained Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus recognition 3 years in a row and has been a Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center since December 2013.
 Dr. Emil Matarese PhotoEmil Matarese, MD
Director of Stroke Program, Aria Health

Board certified in psychiatry and neurology, Dr. Matarese is a member of Division of Neurology at Aria Health. Dr. Matarese has a committed focus on all facets of the practice of internal medicine-neurology, with special expertise
in stroke.
     
Marcie Wilson PhotoMarciela Wilson, RN, BSN
Community Stroke Outreach Coordinator, Seton Family of Hospitals

Marcie has served as the Community Stroke Outreach Coordinator for the Seton Family of Hospitals since 2005. She is a member of the American Heart Association's Board of Directors Southwest Affiliate.
 Dr. David Weisman PhotoDavid Weisman, MD
Electrophysiologist, First Coast Cardiovascular

Dr. Weisman is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiac Electrophysiology, and Nuclear Cardiology. As an Electrophysiologist, he feels that he can provide his patients with advanced, cutting edge treatments to enhance their medical care.
     
Dr. Gunjan RainaGunjan Raina, MD
Family Medicine, Baton Rouge General Physicians

Dr. Raina, specializes in family medicine. She completed her residency in family medicine at Forbes Hospital in Monroeville, Penn. She is an associate member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is fluent in English and French.
 Chris Whelley ImageChris Whelley, MSN, CNRN
Stroke Program Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin Hospital

Chris has been the Stroke Program Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin since 2002.  The University of Wisconsin became the first Comprehensive Stroke Center certified in Wisconsin in 2012. 
     
Dr. Richard LeeRichard Lee, MD, MBA
Co-director of the Center for Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care, Saint Louis University Hospital & Vice Chair of Surgery, Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

Dr. Lee is known for pioneering the staged Hybrid Maze, a procedure for atrial fibrillation, which is a leading cause of stroke.
 
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Ramesh Madhavan, M.D., D.M.
Director of the Detroit Medical Center-Wayne State University Comprehensive Stroke Program & Associate Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Telemedicine Program for the Wayne State University Physician Group

A Wayne State University Physician Group neurologist with expertise in stroke, telemedicine and bioinformatics. 

     
No picture availableMary Seitenbach 
Chest Pain Center and Stroke Coordinator at Exempla Healthcare 
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Michael Frankel, M.D.
Chief of Neurology, Medical Director, Marcus Stroke & Neuroscience Center

Dr. Frankel is professor of neurology at Emory University School of Medicine, and chief of neurology and director of the Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center at Grady Memorial Hospital.

     
Dr. Malek HeadshotAli Malek, MD, FSNIS
Medical Director of Interventional Neurology at Level 1 Trauma Center

Dr. Malek is regionally renowned for founding and developing the Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute (PBNI) in West Palm Beach, a comprehensive neuroscience program centered around interventional neurology. 
 Amy Howard HeadshotAmy Howard, RN, BSN
Director Regional Network Services, Chest Pain, Stroke and Heart Failure Network, Saint Thomas Health, Nashville, TN
     
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Ziad El Zammar, MD
Director, SUNY Upstate Medical Center Stroke Service, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the Neurovascular Fellowship Program, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Dr. Ziad El Zammar is a fellowship trained neurologist and the director of the Upstate Stroke service. 

   

 
 

StrokeChat: Treatment
May 21, 2014
2-3pm CST
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Join @American_Stroke, @EBONYMag and @dailyRX for a discussion of stroke treatment. Learn how to recognize a stroke quickly and WHY it's so important with:

 Teri Ackerson Teri Ackerson, RN
Stroke Coordinator, Centerpoint Medical Center

Teri Ackerson is a Stroke Coordinator at Centerpoint Medical Center. In a twist of fate, Teri suffered a stroke on May 27, 2013. Her life was saved by the same education that she taught others as a Stroke Coordinator. Teri continues to provide stroke education to RNs, physicians, EMS personnel, and the community she serves. 
 Raul Grady

Raul G. Nogueira, MD
Director, Neuroendovascular Division
Marcus Stroke & Neuroscience Center
Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology
Emory University School of Medicine

Dr. Raul Nogueira is an acclaimed interventional neurologist, specializing in neurocritical care and interventional neuroradiology.
 

      
Kristine Chaisson Headshot  Kristine Chaisson, BSN, MS, RN, CCRN
Administrative Director of Cardiac Surgery, Cardiovascular Services and Clinical Decision Unit & Stroke Program Coordinator, Concord Hospital

Kristine Chaisson is a Registered Nurse with twenty-seven years of Acute Care and Outpatient experience. 
 Ash Portland ImagePaul R. Ash, MD, PhD
Medical Director of Stroke, Legacy Health System

Dr. Ash became the Medical Director of Stroke for the Legacy Health system in 2013. He now limits his practice to hospital work (neurohospitalist) at Legacy Meridian Park.
      
Eli Feen Image Eli Feen, MD
Director of the MidAmerica Stroke Network, Assistant Professor of Neurology & Psychiatry at Saint Louis University School of Medicine

In Dr. Feen's role with the stroke network, he oversees a network of 50 hospitals throughout Missouri and Illinois providing critical care to stroke patients.
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Kevin Barrett, MD
Senior Associate Consultant, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

Dr. Barrett has interests in acute stroke therapy, hypothermia for ischemic brain injury, clinical outcomes after stroke and cardiac arrest, cerebrovascular disorders and carotid fibromuscular dysplasia.

      
 Kenneth Fox Image Kenneth Fox, MD
Chief-of-Service & Medical Director, Kaiser Permanente Neurology Department

Dr. Fox serves as the Chief-of-Service for the San Francisco Neurology Department and as the Medical Director of Kaiser Permanente's Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (San Francisco Division).
 Erol Vez ImageErol Veznedaroglu, MD, FACS, FAANS, FAHA
Director, Capital Institute for Neurosciences & Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, Capital Health

Responsible for the Capital Institute for Neurosciences and the rapid development of Capital Health as a regional referral center for complex brain and spine conditions, Dr. Veznedaroglu is an innovator in developing new ways to deliver neuroscience care to patients.
 
      
Jill Hubert  Jill Hubert, NP-C, BSN, MSN
Nurse Practitioner, Medical Center of Aurora

Jillis very involved in community education, as she believes we can change stroke outcomes with community knowledge of the signs and symptoms of stroke and the importance of calling 911.
  Jahan Reza ImageReza Jahan, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology and Neurosurgery, UCLA Stroke Center

Dr. Jahan's practice focuses on endovascular treatment of cerebrovascular disorders including brain aneurysms, brain vascular malformations and stroke.
      
Acosta Image Joseph A. Acosta, MD
Medical Director,
Our Lady of the Lake Stroke Center and The NeuroMedical Center

Dr. Acosta has a special interest in the treatment of stroke and is board certified in neurology. Dr. Acosta is the Medical Director of the Our Lady of the Lake Stroke Center.
 Justin Sattin ImageJustin A. Sattin, MD Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Sattin is board-certified in neurology and sub-specialized in vascular neurology. Dr. Sattin's clinical focus is the prevention, evaluation and treatment of acute stroke.
      
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Allan Brook, MD
Division Head, Neurointerventional Radiology, Montefiore Medical Center and Professor of Clinical Radiology and Clinical Neurological Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Brook is the director of a national recognized interdisciplinary acute stroke intervention meeting in NYC (AIM/VEITH Symposium) annually. 
 

 Mehari Gebra ImageMehari Gebreyohanns, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical Center

In addition to teaching and clinical duties, Dr. Gebreyohanns has taken the reins of UT Southwestern's new telestroke program.
      
Aniel Majjhoo Headshot Aniel Majjhoo, MD
Vascular and interventional neurologist with the Wayne State University Physician Group

Dr. Aniel Majjhoo has special interests in the endovascular management and treatment of patients with stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, AVM and aneurysms.
  Dr. Malek HeadshotAli Malek, MD, FSNIS
Medical Director of Interventional Neurology at Level 1 Trauma Center

Dr. Malek is regionally renowned for founding and developing the Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute (PBNI) in West Palm Beach, a comprehensive neuroscience program centered around interventional neurology. 
Kirshner Headshot Howard S. Kirshner, MD
Vice Chair of Neurology, Professor and Director of Stroke Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

 
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Satish Krishnamurthy, MD
Director or Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Professor of Neurosurgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Dr. Krishnamurthy serves on the Board of Advisors for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association in Syracuse, and previously served as the Board president.
 

Keith Jones Headshot Keith Jones, MD 
Chief of Medicine, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
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#StrokeChat: Beating Stroke
May 28, 2014
2-3pm CST

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Join @American_Stroke and @dailyRX for a discussion about life after stroke and post-stroke challenges along with:

Bonita Brost Bonita Brost, RD, LD
Cardiology Dietitian, Essentia Health St. Mary's-Heart & Vascular Center
 Beepa HeadshotDeepa Bhupali, MD
Montefiore Medical Center
 Elisabeth NoserElizabeth A. Noser, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Dr. Noser's clinical and research interests include acute stroke care, rehabilitation and community outreach and education.
 Dr. Hou ImageGloria Hou, MD
Brooks Rehabilitation Medical Group

Dr. Hou specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R).
Dr. Hou's clinical focus is on the rehabilitation of patients with stroke, cardiac issues, and amputations. 
     
 Dr. Seinfeld ImageJoshua Seinfeld, MD
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery , Radiology-Neuroradiology

Dr. Seinfeld is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology at The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He is Director of the Endovascular Neurosurgery/ Interventional Neuroradiology Fellowship at the University of Colorado Hospital.
  Kristen Caldera HeadshotKristin E. Caldera, DO
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Dr. Caldera is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. She specializes in neurological rehabilitation.
     
No picture available Bethany Jennings, NP
System Stroke Program Director, Ochsner Health System

Bethany is currently the System Stroke Program Director, which focuses on improving stroke care across the Ochsner and Telemedicine systems.
  Sandra Narayanan HeadshotSandra Narayanan, M.D.
Interventional Neurologist with the Wayne State University Physician Group

Dr. Narayanan specializes in minimally invasive neuroendovascular procedures to treat acute stroke, coil intracranial aneurysms, embolize adult and pediatric arteriovenous malformations, fistulas, tumors and stent intra-/extracranial vessels.
     
Dr. Felberg HeadshotRobert Felberg, MD
Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, N.J.
  Dr. Malek HeadshotAli Malek, MD, FSNIS
Medical Director of Interventional Neurology at Level 1 Trauma Center

Dr. Malek is regionally renowned for founding and developing the Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute (PBNI) in West Palm Beach, a comprehensive neuroscience program centered around interventional neurology. 
     
Kamran Shaz HeadshotShazia Kamran, MD
Board-certified neurologist
TriStar Skyline Medical Center, Nashville, TN

 
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Bernadette Dunn, MD
Stroke Rehabilitation Consulting Physician, Neurology and Neurosurgery floor of SUNY Upstate Medical University

Dr, Bernadette Dunn is a board certified Rehab Medicine Specialist or Physiatrist.

Wendy Barilleaux HeadshotWendy Barrilleaux, Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Coordinator, Primary Stroke Center at St. Dominic's
 
Wendy Barrilleaux is currently Board Certified as a Clinical Specialist in Neurology.
  Eli Feen ImageEli Feen, MD
Director of the MidAmerica Stroke Network, Assistant Professor of Neurology & Psychiatry at Saint Louis University School of Medicine

In Dr. Feen's role with the stroke network, he oversees a network of 50 hospitals throughout Missouri and Illinois providing critical care to stroke patients.