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National Stroke Association’s 7th Annual National Public Health Stroke Summit

Promoting Equitable and Quality Care for Stroke Survivors

National Stroke Association’s  7th Annual National Public Health Summit features on-demand educational webinars covering topics related to the challenges and opportunities surrounding stroke rehabilitation and recovery. This online program was recorded in 2010.

National Public Health Stroke Summit
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A Stroke Rehabilitation Primer for Public Health Professionals

Gain a comprehensive overview of the current state of stroke and rehabilitative care in the U.S. Learn about common rehabilitation and recovery challenges facing care providers, patients and their families and the typical interventions and tools used to tackle these.


Stephen Page, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Rehabilitation Sciences, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurosciences, Neurology, University of Cincinnati Academic Medical Center

Recorded on Monday, October 25, 2 – 3 p.m. EDT


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Stroke Prevention Programs: Comparisons from the Field

Learn about the current “state of stroke” in the U.S. Hear from public health professionals from Wyoming and South Carolina on how their states’ challenges are both similar and different and highlight specific risk factor management programs. Other case studies presented from Montana’s Community Health Center Blood Pressure Intervention Project South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control.


Dan Lackland, DrPH, Professor and Director of Graduate Training and Education, Medical University of South Carolina

Michael McNamara, MS, FAACVPR, Secondary Prevention Specialist, Montana Cardiovascular Health Program

Recorded on Wednesday, October 27, 2 – 3:15 p.m. EDT

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Supporting Survivor Advocacy

Better understand how government works and receive tips and tools to help become an informed and effective advocate. Learn about National Stroke Association’s Stroke Advocacy Network – a new grassroots advocacy initiative tackling issues that will positively impact the lives of stroke survivors and caregivers across the country.


Stephanie Vance, Advocacy Guru, Advocacy Associates

Jill Thiare, MPH, Former Director, Stroke Advocacy Network, National Stroke Association

Recorded on Tuesday, November 2, 2 – 3 p.m. EDT

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Stroke Recovery is a Lifelong Journey

Healthcare professional and long-time stroke survivor, Dr. Judi Johnson shares lessons learned because of her stroke and discusses the challenges and success encountered throughout her recovery.


Judi Johnson, RN, PhD, FAAN, Nurse Consultant, HealthQuest Inc.

Recorded on Tuesday, November 3, 2 – 3 p.m. EDT


National Stroke Association gratefully acknowledges the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for a Conference Support Grant. Additional support of the 2010 National Public Health Stroke Summit has been provided by charitable contributions from Allergan, Bristol-Myers Squib/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership and Genentech, Inc.


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