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Neuroscience Symposium

About This Event

Virtual platform supported by Zoom

This virtual symposium is FREE for all participants. The 2021 Neuroscience Symposium is presented by the Valley Health Neuroscience Center — In partnership with the Winchester Medical Center Foundation.

Click here to view the complete conference agenda, presenter bios, and professional credits awarded by Valley Health.


  • 8:00 – 8:05 a.m. Opening Announcements
    • Debra Massie, RN, MSN, MHA, CNRN
  • 8:05 – 8:10 Welcome & Opening Remarks
    • Grady W. (Skip) Philips, III, FACHE
    • Senior Vice President, Valley Health
    • President, Winchester Medical Center
  • 8:10 – 8:45 a.m. Neurosciences: The Pathway to Becoming a Destination Service
    • Paul Lyons, MD, Epileptologist
  • 8:45 – 9:45 a.m. Advances in Neuromodulation in Pain Management
    • Rehan Waheed, DO, JD, MA, Interventional Physiatrist
  • 9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Short Break
  • 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Stroke Strikes Fast, So Should We!
    • Amna Sheikh, MD, Intensivist
  • 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Interventional Neurology: An Overview of Treatment Modalities for Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke
    • Habibullah Ziayee, MD, Interventional Neurologist
  • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Exhibits
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Keynote Address:
    • The Twisted Thoughts of Your New Spine Deformity Surgeon
    • David Salvetti, MD, Neurosurgeon
  • 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Clinical Research Updates for Neurosciences
    • Stephanie Lane, RN, BSN
  • 2:30 p.m. Wrap Up & Evaluation

*Agenda order subject to change


You will receive a confirmation email once your registration is complete providing the virtual meeting details for the conference on May 21.

Professional Credit

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Medical Society of Virginia. The Winchester Medical Center’s CME Program is accredited by The Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians and designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants with questions about professional credits should contact Stephanie Nelson, Winchester Medical Center Continuing Medical Education Coordinator, at 540-536-8871.

Nurses: Valley Health Professional Development is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development (CNPD) by the Virginia Nurses Association (VNA), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission (ANCC) on Accreditation. This activity has been awarded 5.0 contact hours.