Program

7:00–8:00 am Registration and Breakfast
8:00–8:10 Welcome & Introduction
Andrew S. Blum, MD, PhD
Stroke
8:10–8:30 Acute Stroke Treatment in 2015
Brian Silver, MD
8:30–8:50 Newer Anticoagulants, Which & When
Karen L. Furie, MD, MPH
8:50–9:10 Secondary Stroke Prevention, Carotid Surgery
Ali Saad, MD 
9:10–9:20 Question and Answer Panel
Moderated by Karen L. Furie, MD, MPH
9:20–9:40 Break and Visit Exhibitors
Headache and Neuropathic Pain
9:40–10:00 New Strategies in Migraine Care
Julie L. Roth, MD
10:00–10:20 The Use of Botulinum Toxin in Chronic Migraine
Gary D. Johnson, MD
10:20-10:40 Update on Neuropathic Pain
Michelle L. Mellion, MD
10:40–11:10 “The Eyes Have It”: Temoral Arteritis and Pseudotumor Cerebri
Lenworth N. Johnson, MD
11:10–11:20 Question and Answer Panel
Moderated by Jonathan F. Cahill, MD
11:20–12:10pm Lunch and Visit Exhibitors
Spells and Seizures
12:10–12:30 New Onset Seizure and Seizure Mimics
Preeti Gupta, MD
12:30–12:50 Spells & Seizures in Older Patients
Andrew S. Blum, MD, PhD
12:50–1:10 Advances in Treatment for Nonepileptic Seizures and Conversion Disorders
W. Curt LaFrance, MD, MPH
1:10–1:30 The Role of Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Epilepsy
David Mandelbaum, MD
1:30–1:40 Question and Answer Panel
Moderated by David Mandelbaum, MD
1:40–1:55 Break & Exhibits
Movement Disorders / Behavioral Neurology
1:55–2:15 Tremor 101
Umer Akbar, MD
2:15–2:35  Recognizing Common Gait Disorders
Joseph H. Friedman, MD 
2:35–2:55 Concussion Update
Stephen T. Mernoff, MD
2:55–3:15 Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
Brian R. Ott, MD
3:15–3:25 Question and Answer Panel
Moderated by Brian R. Ott, MD
3:25 pm Adjourn
Andrew S. Blum, MD, PhD