LUTHERAN STROKE EXPERT TO SPEAK AT NEW HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH’S HEALTH SUNDAY SPEAKER SERIES
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
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LUTHERAN STROKE EXPERT TO SPEAK AT NEW HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH'S HEALTH SUNDAY SPEAKER SERIES
Health fair to follow educational presentation
October 9, 2013, Brooklyn, NY
Dr. Salman Azhar, chair of Lutheran Medical Center's Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine Department will be the featured speaker this Sunday at the New Hope Lutheran Church (167-24 118th Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11434), as part of the Health Sunday Speaker Series. The informative presentation, which is open to the public, will address how Lutheran is pioneering advanced stroke treatments and giving patients a new lease on life. The session will offer insights from a top physician on risk factors of stroke, how to recognize when someone has a stroke, and the latest advancements in treatment.
Dr. Azhar's presentation will take place at the conclusion of the 10 a.m. service (approximately 11:30 a.m.). A question and answer period as well as a health fair featuring free flu shots and blood pressure and diabetes screenings will follow Dr. Azhar's presentation and will run from 12 to 2:00 p.m. For more information, contact Michael Harvin at 201-669-8450 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lutheran Medical Center's interdisciplinary Stroke Center, led by Salman Azhar, M.D., is aggressively identifying, targeting and providing stroke treatment and stroke rehabilitation services. Our three-pronged approach includes rapid assessment, immediate intervention and comprehensive rehabilitation. Because of its advances in stroke care and recovery, the New York State Department of Health has named Lutheran a designated regional Stroke Center. Most recently, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) has designated Lutheran as a Primary Stroke Center. Click here for more about Lutheran's groundbreaking stroke treatments.
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