On Thursday, February 23rd, the Community Health Information (CHI) Center
at St. John’s Medical Center will host the Lunchtime Learning presentation
“How we are winning the battle against stroke” with Leo Nelson
Hopkins, MD, FACS.
Topics will include what causes a stroke, how a stroke is similar to a
heart attack, how lifestyle modification and medication can help prevent
a stroke and treatment options including surgical intervention.
Dr. Hopkins is currently Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery, Professor
of Radiology, and Director of the Toshiba Stroke Research Center, University
at Buffalo, State University of New York. Dr. Hopkins has also served
as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Neurological
Surgeons and of the Executive Committee of the Stroke Council of the American
The presentation will be held from noon - 1 pm in the Moose/Wapiti Classroom
at St. John’s Medical Center. Call the CHI Center at 739-7244 for