The Stroke Society Australasia and SmartStrokes collaborated this year in Sydney with a fantastic lineup of speakers, the International Journal of Stroke collected interviews with some of the worlds leaders in this disease and keynotes speakers of this conference.
Julie Luker PhD student at the University of South Australia and clinician in acute stroke and physiotherapy had her abstract voted as most controversial at this year’s stroke society Australasia. My name is Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins and I am the Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke I was able to grab Julie after her presentation and chat about her interesting study.
Stephanie Ho and Brenda Booth
Stephanie Ho and Brenda Booth are both inspirational stroke survivors. This year at Stroke Society Australasia and Smartstrokes Stephanie was invited to as a keynote speaker. Her speech had a wonderful effect on the professional audience. Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins from the International Journal of Stroke was lucky enough to engage both women in a discussion about about post stroke survival.
Professor of Neuroscience University of Glasgow in Scotland UK, a Neuroscientist with a background in pharmacology, Mhairi Macrae was presenting at the Stroke Society Australasia conference in Sydney. Dr Macrae has a unique interest in imaging and new therapies for stroke, my name is Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins and I am the Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to speak to Dr Macrae when she was visiting SSA in Sydney, Australia.
Keynote speaker for this years Stroke Society Australasia Professor Caroline Watkins spoke to Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke about Workforce Development: the key to high quality stroke care.
Professor Watkins is the Professor of Stroke and Older Peoples Care, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire Preston UK.
Rustam Al-Shahi Salman and Christian Stapf
Rustam Al Shahi Salman and Christian Stapf opened this years Stroke Society Australasia Conference with intracerebral hemhorrage, the cause, and does the cause matter? They spoke to Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke.