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7:30 Breakfast
8:00 Welcome and Logistics
8:15  Keynote Speaker: Brenda Banwell, MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Multiple Sclerosis

Keynote Speaker: Alberto Espay, MD
College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati
Parkinson’s Disease: Proteinopenia, no Proteinopathy

9:25 Keynote Speaker: Frances Jensen, MD
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
The Unique Strengths and Vulnerabilities of the Adolescent Brain
10:00  Matt Alexander, MD
University of Utah
Neuroimaging and the Evolution of Acute Stroke Treatment
10:20  BREAK
10:50 Richard Gurgel, MD
University of Utah
The Hear and Know: Hearing Loss, Cognition, and Cochlear Implants in Older Adults
11:10 Michael Hunter, MD
Intermountain Healthcare
Myasthenia Gravis: An Update
11:30 Awais Riaz, MD
University of Utah
Ethical Issues in Brain Death
11:50 Shervin Rahimpour, MD
University of Utah
Deep Brain Stimulation: Past, Present and Future
12:10  Hot Topic Blitz
  Vivek Reddy, MD - University of Utah
  Neurology Practice Updates - Growth in Uncertain Times
  Lisa Schweitzer, SLP - University of Utah
  We Have Ways of Making Them Talk: Speech Language Pathology Communication Strategies
  Erica Marini, PharmD - University of Utah
  Sleep Agents: Safety and Considerations
12:40   BREAK - Lunch
1:40    Keynote Speaker Frances Jensen, MD
 Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
 The Shared Neurobiology of Epilepsy and its Cognitive Comorbidities
2:05  Keynote Speaker: Alberto Espay, MD
 College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati
 Practical Pearls in the Management of Parkinson’s Disease
2:30  Keynote Speaker: Brenda Banwell, MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
MOGAD in Children
2:55   Hot Topic Blitz
 Susan Baggaley, FNP-BC, MSN - University of Utah
 3 Cool Things to Help Headache Patients
 Robert Kadish, MD - University of Utah
 3 New Things in ICI Complications of the CNS
 Lisa Pabst, MD - University of Utah
 Focal Cerebral Arteriopathy as a Cause of Stroke in the Young
3:25 BREAK
4:00   Kara Dassel, PhD
University of Utah
What If? The Importance of Developing Care Plans
4:25 Resident Presentations
5:20   End of Conference
 Wine & Cheese


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