The 2019 Levy Conference: 16th Annual Visiting Professorship in Neurosurgery
January 11, 2019 by neuro
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
Each year, the LSU Health Shreveport Department of Neurosurgery invites a renowned neurosurgeon to serve as keynote speaker for the annual Levy Conference, providing the medical community the opportunity to gain new insight and increase knowledge in the field of neurosurgery.
The 2019 Levy Conference: 16th Annual Visiting Professorship in Neurosurgery will be held on Friday, April 5th, 2019 at LSU Health Shreveport.
Attendees will consist of Neurosurgery faculty, residents, PAs, and nurses; physicians and residents from relevant departments, such as Neurology, Radiology, and Surgery; medical students; and healthcare professionals from the local area and region.
MEET THE SPEAKER
This year’s keynote speaker will be Robert H. Rosenwasser, MD, MBA, FACS, FAHA. Dr. Rosenwasser is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University, and President of the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Rosenwasser received his BS/BA degree from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana in 1975 and his MD from Louisiana State University in Shreveport 1979. He went on to complete a general surgery internship and residency in neurological surgery at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, a fellowship in neurovascular surgery at University of Western Ontario, and a second fellowship in interventional neuroradiology at New York University.
Throughout his academic and professional career, Dr. Rosenwasser has published more than 400 peer reviewed publications, abstracts and book chapters. He has co-edited four textbooks on cerebral ischemia, Cerebral AVM’s, and Interventional Neuroradiology/Endovascular Neurosurgery.
Dr. Rosenwasser is also a fellow of the American Heart Association. He has been very heavily involved in research, particularly in neuroradiology and neurosurgery cooperative projects. His current laboratory research involves the use of stem cells in stroke recovery.
Morning Session: Medical School Auditorium (Room 1-400)
9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Breakfast w/ Exhibitors (in lobby)
Welcome and Introduction
Morning Keynote Presentation
“Endovascular Options in Neurovascular Diseases”
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Afternoon Session: Medical School 3rd Floor Lecture Hall (Room 3-322)
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Research and Case Presentations
Evaluation and Closing
Afternoon Keynote Presentation
“The Neurosurgeon as a Stroke Specialist”
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Commercial Support: This activity is not supported by an educational grant.
The AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™ offered in this event is accepted by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
For more information about this conference or media inquiries, please contact Deann Jewell, Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator for the LSU Health Shreveport Department of Neurosurgery, at 318-675-5392 or firstname.lastname@example.org.