Friday, July 8, 2016

Visiting Belize

Neurologist Gayle Rebovich, MD, has traveled to other countries, such as Sierra Leone, where she was part of a group responding to the Ebola outbreak. Gayle Rebovich, MD, has also traveled to take time off and relax, and one of the countries she has visited for that purpose is Belize.

Belize is in Central America, between Guatemala and Mexico, with coastline on the Caribbean Sea. Slightly smaller than Massachusetts, it offers a combination of Latin American and Caribbean culture with Mayan heritage. There are daily commercial flights from a number of cities in North America, landing at Philip Goldson International Airport close to Belize City.

The peak season is December through April. From January to April, visitors can expect sunny skies as well as higher accommodation rates. The off-season runs from June to October. Rainfall is heavy from June to mid-November. There is the possibility of hurricanes between August and October.

Must-experience attractions include diving the Blue Hole at Lighthouse Reef, snorkeling at Ambergris Caye, and kayaking at Glover’s Reef Atoll.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

American Heart Association's Stroke Council Hosts Annual Conference

The recipient of a doctor of medicine from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, neurologist Gayle Rebovich, MD, serves as a division director at Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Gayle Rebovich, MD, also maintains membership with the American Heart Association’s Stroke Council.

The American Heart Association’s Stroke Council supports research and education initiatives designed to advance stroke-related medical care. As part of this mission, the council hosts the annual International Stroke Conference, which will next be held February 22-24, 2017, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The largest gathering in the world emphasizing cerebrovascular disease, the conference focuses on developing a deeper understanding of stroke pathophysiology in order to improve prevention and treatment.

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to network with more than 4,500 cerebrovascular experts from 60 different countries and attend over 1,500 presentations across 21 categories. To learn more about the 2017 International Stroke Conference, visit

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

National Audubon Society Membership Options

Licensed to practice in Rhode Island, Gayle Rebovich, MD leads the neurology department at Roger Williams Medical Center as division director. Gayle Rebovich, MD also makes time to fulfill her civic duties by contributing to charitable organizations, such as the National Audubon Society.

The National Audubon Society focuses on preserving and improving natural bird habitats. The organization relies on the generosity of the public to fulfill its mission and offers several options for contributing to the cause. Through membership, a person can help birds avoid loss of habitat and risk of climate change. Memberships are available for as low as $20. Donors receive a year subscription to the award-winning Audubon magazine, exclusive discounts, and correspondences related to the habitat conservation and birds. Memberships last one year and are renewable online.

The society also offers membership to the Cardinal Club. By joining the group, members commit to a monthly donation to the organization. Monthly donations begin at $10 and benefit advocacy and preservation initiatives. Cardinal Club members receive the same perks provided with annual membership. Further, they have the added benefit of visiting Audubon centers and sanctuaries. The facilities serve as a natural habitat for birds and wildlife and allow members to view them along trails.