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Save the Date - CDC Grand Rounds Presents "Mind Your Risks and Act FAST to Prevent and Treat Strokes" on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 1 pm EDT

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CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds Presents:
Mind Your RisksSM and Act FAST to Prevent and Treat Strokes
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT
Global Communications Center (Building 19)
Alexander D. Langmuir Auditorium
Roybal Campus

Presented By:

Walter Koroshetz, MD Director
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH
“Mind Your RisksSM to Preserve Brain Health”
Cheryl Bushnell, MD, MHS Professor of Neurology & Director
Comprehensive Stroke Center
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
“Preventing Strokes in Women – Knowing the Difference Can Make a Difference”

Michael Frankel, MD
Professor & Director of Vascular Neurology
Emory University School of Medicine
Chief of Neurology & Director
Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center for the Grady Health System
Lead Neurologist, Georgia Coverdell Stroke Registry
“Ways to Bridge the Gap: Quality Improvement and Stroke Systems of Care”

Jennifer Foltz, MD, PhD
Commander, U.S. Public Health Service
Medical Epidemiologist
Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch
Division of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC
“Stroke Prevention: Improving Outcomes across Systems” 
Facilitated By:

John Iskander, MD, MPH, Scientific Director, Public Health Grand Rounds
Phoebe Thorpe, MD, MPH, Deputy Scientific Director, Public Health Grand Rounds
Susan Laird, MSN, RN, Communications Director, Public Health Grand Rounds

For CDC staff unable to attend the event:
The session will be available on IPTV and Envision. To join by Envision, reserve a conference room and make the Envision request or use your local room scheduling process to schedule Envision.

For non-CDC staff interested in viewing the session:
A live external webcast will be available via the Webcast Links section of our website. For individuals who are unable to view the session during the scheduled time, a video of the session will be posted to our archives 2-3 days after the presentation. 

For non-CDC staff who wish to attend in person:
Due to security measures at CDC’s Roybal campus, non-CDC staff who wish to attend these sessions in person must have prior clearance and a U.S. state-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, US passport). Names of non-CDC staff (both domestic and international) who wish to attend in person should be submitted to the Grand Rounds Team. Please note that all information for international visitors must be submitted at least 10 business days in advance.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodations:
It is the policy of CDC to provide reasonable accommodations (RA) for qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure their full inclusion in CDC-sponsored events. Employees are asked to submit RA requests at least 5 business days prior to the event. Please e-mail the request to

For questions about this Grand Rounds topic: Feel free to e-mail your questions before or during the session.

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