According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stroke kills approximately 140,000 Americans annually - the equivalent of 1 out of every 20 deaths.
Come join us for a talk exploring modifiable risk factors, signs, symptoms, and the latest treatments available during the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Series at the 96th Street Library.
Michael Lerario, MD, is a board-certified vascular neurologist specializing in the care of patients with ischemic stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, vascular malformations and hypertension-related brain injury. Further, he is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology at Weill Cornell Medicine and Medical Director for the NewYork-Presbyterian Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit Program. Dr. Lerario has numerous publications in the field of clinical stroke research, including work represented in the medical journals Stroke and Neurology. His work has also been presented at major international conferences including the American Academy of Neurology, International Stroke Conference, and European Stroke Organization Conference.
Dr. Lerario's interests include medical education, and he was a recipient of Weill Cornell Medical College's Excellence in Medical Education award in 2017. He is also a member of the New York City Region's American Heart Association Young Professionals Medical Advisory Committee.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
96 Street Branch of the New York Public Library 112 East 96th Street, New York, NY