Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Neurology
Dr. Fisher has had a long career as a translational and clinical researcher in the stroke field. He was at the University of Massachusetts Medical School for 36 years, retiring in 2014. While there, he led a stroke modeling lab for 25 years that focused on using MRI technology to evaluate the ischemic penumbra and the effects of many types of therapies on the evolution of ischemic injury. He trained more than 25 research fellows from around the world, many of whom currently hold prestigious positions. He participated in many clinical trials as a principal investigator or steering committee member. Dr. Fisher was also an active clinician and teacher. He has published more than 330 peer reviewed papers with an h-index of 80. Currently, Dr. Fisher is a part time member of the neurology faculty at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and is a Professor of Neurology (part time) at Harvard Medical School. He continues to see patients and teach residents and stroke fellows. He was the Editor will -in-Chief of Stroke from 2010-2020 and continues to serve Stroke as a senior consulting editor. He assumed the presidency of the WSO in November 2020.

Moderator Of 2 Sessions

Session Type
Industry Sponsored Session
Date
28.10.2021, Thursday
Session Time
13:30 - 14:30
Room
INDUSTRY 2
Session Description
Better Stroke Care Management Using mHealth Solutions - Supported by Allm

Session Description:

The session will enlighten how smartphone based apps are helping simplify the stroke care management, improve time to intervention, and save lives, by facilitating real-time communication, coordination, collaboration, information sharing, patient tracking, and decision making. These apps streamline the clinical workflow along patient journey, and work in prehospital, transport, and hospital settings. Some case studies will be presented from both developed and developing countries.

Session Type
Joint Session
Date
28.10.2021, Thursday
Session Time
15:45 - 17:15
Room
JOINT SESSIONS
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Live Session

Presenter Of 2 Presentations

Introduction to WSO President’s Award

Session Type
Plenary Session
Date
28.10.2021, Thursday
Session Time
11:30 - 13:30
Room
PLENARY
Lecture Time
12:05 - 12:10

Introduction of the speakers Dr. Lopes and Dr. Martins and Allm

Session Type
Industry Sponsored Session
Date
28.10.2021, Thursday
Session Time
13:30 - 14:30
Room
INDUSTRY 2
Lecture Time
13:30 - 13:35