Wednesday, March 30, 2016

USA Neurology to Host Annual Spring Symposium

The University of South Alabama department of neurology will host its third annual neuroscience symposium April 1-3, 2016, at the Island House Hotel in Orange Beach, Ala. The event will cover a broad range of topics including epilepsy, stroke, multiple sclerosis, dementia, deep brain stimulation, neuromuscular disease, movement disorders and headaches. Registration and breakfast will begin at 7 a.m.

The program is designed as an interdisciplinary conference for neurologists, primary care physicians, nurses and health professionals throughout the Gulf Coast region. This conference is open to all health care providers interested in increasing knowledge, addressing competence or performance, and improving patient outcomes.

USA faculty speakers include Dr. Bassam Bassam, Dr. Elias Chalhub, Dr. Daniel Dees, Dr. Paul Maertens, Dr. Elizabeth Minto, Dr. Juan Ochoa and Dr. David Williamson. Special guest speakers will be Dr. Joni Clark, associate professor of neurology at the University of Arizona in Phoenix and director of the stroke center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix; and Dr. Khurram Bashir, professor of neurology and director of neuroimmunology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, Ala.

Advanced registration is requested. Fees include course materials, breakfasts, lunch, refreshments, receptions and a course syllabus. For more information and to register, visit http://www.usahealthsystem.com/neurosymposium .

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