Stroke Symposium 2011

Below are presentations for the Symposium.

tPA Treatment of Acute Stroke
John Absher, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia
President, Alliance of Neuro Research, LLC

Challenging Stroke Cases
Philip B. Gorelick, MD, MPH, FACP

Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

originated by Waleed Al-Oboudi, MOT, OTR/L
Elizabeth Holzbach, DPT, CBIS
Neuro-IFRAH certified Physical Therapist
Greenville Health System
Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital- Outpatient Brain Injury and Stroke

Patent Foramen Ovale and Atrial Septal Aneurysm: Current Perspectives
Jesse P. Jorgensen, MD

Cardiologist, Greenville Health System Carolina Cardiology Consultants

DRIVER REHABILITATION: Evaluation and Training for Safe Driving Abilities
Brigitte S. King, ORT/L, DRS, CDI

Occupational Therapist II, member of GHS Stroke Team

Lee Madeline, MD
Interventional Neuro-Radiology
Greenville Radiology

Speech Therapy Update: Dysphagia Protocols

Amanda Pisarcik, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist I, Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital.

Stroke Risk Factors: Making Sense of the Mayhem
Thomas M. Philip, MD
Internal Medicine Faculty- Greenville Health System
Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
USC School of Medicine - Greenville


Angel Rochester, MD
Associate Medical Director of Critical Care and Trauma
Emergency Medicine Physician, Carolina Emergency Medicine, PA

Stroke Guidelines
Shannon K. Sternberg, RN, MSN, CNRN
Stroke Program Coordinator, Greenville Health System