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 Heart.org.