Stroke Awareness Month

May is Stroke Awareness Month

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Weill Cornell
2:30pm - 3:30pm

Health Outreach
Advances in Brain Treatment
Myra Mahon PRC
By Dr. Matthew Fink, Neurologist in Chief, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Composite of the latest treatments for Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia.

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Health and Wellness Seminar Series
Advances in Brain Treatment
Uris
By Dr. Matthew Fink, Neurologist in Chief, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Composite of the latest treatments for Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Weill Cornell
11:00am - 2:00pm

Annual Stroke Awareness Day
Perelman Heart Center
Stroke Smart Day Tabling - Engage with the Stroke Team to learn about strategies on how to prevent stroke, recognizing signs and symptoms. Participate in a stroke jeopardy game and win prizes.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Weill Cornell
1:00pm - 2:00pm

“Stroke Basics: Prevention and Treatment Innovations in Stroke”
Perelman Heart Center
By Sheila DaSilva, MSN, RN, Stroke Center Manager, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center & NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital
Stroke talk to include Sign and Symptom Recognition, Prevention Strategies and the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit as part of the Healthy Heart Talks speaking series.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Lower Manhattan
11:00am - 2:00pm

Annual Stroke Awareness Day
Gold Street Lobby
Stroke Smart Day Tabling - Engage with the Stroke Team to learn about strategies on how to prevent stroke, recognizing signs and symptoms. Participate in a stroke jeopardy game and win prizes.

Queens
11:00am - 3:00pm

Stroke is an Emergency!
Lang Lobby
Learn how to act FAST. Get a FREE stroke risk assessment right here in Queens.
You could be at risk and not know it! Learn the signs and symptoms of having a stroke including facial droop, arm weakness or slurred speech and get expert advice on how to reduce your risk now.
You must register in advance. Call 1-800-282-6684.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Columbia
12:00pm - 2:00pm

6th Annual Stroke Awareness Day
Milstein 2nd Floor Elevator Bank
Stroke Smart Day Tabling - Join the Rehab and Stroke Teams for educational/awareness activities for employees and visitors.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Allen
12:00pm - 1:00pm

"Time is Brain"
Thayer Conf Room B
By Dr. Olajide A. Williams, Medical Director, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Stroke Center
Stroke lecture to include stroke signs/symptoms, calling 911, Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit, risk factors and prevention. Talk will be part of the HealthOutreach Program series.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Lawrence
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lobby Conference Room
Lunch and Learn on ways to reduce your risk for stroke. The educational program will feature physician presentations; a TeleStroke demonstration; information on medication safety; diet and nutrition advice; and a brain-healthy lunch.
To register, please call 914-787-5000. Event is Free.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Brooklyn Methodist
11:00am - 2:00pm

Stroke Alert Day
Carrington Atrium Lobby
Free blood pressure screenings. Specialists from the Department of Neurosciences will be available to answer questions. Free screenings, educational materials and giveaways. Call 718-780-5367 for more information.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Lower Manhattan
10:00am - 3:00pm

Annual Wellness Day
CCBA – 62 Mott St
By Dr. Ji Y. Chong, Medical Director, NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital Stroke Center
10:45am - 11:15am - Heart and Stroke Treatment tabling and talk "Stroke Basics for the Community".

Monday, June 12, 2017

Weill Cornell
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Advances in Brain Treatment
1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street Y
By Dr. Matthew Fink, Neurologist in Chief, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Composite of the latest treatments for Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia.