june, 2021

02jun6:00 pm7:15 pmFeaturedBoosting Brain Health Through EngagementA Brain Health Program with Inova

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The Kensington Reston and the Inova Department of Neurosciences are proud to present this virtual presentation on Boosting Brain Health Through Engagement. Moderated by Angela Bailey, Executive Director of The Kensington Reston, our experts will introduce and delve into the ways we can all boost our brain health through engagement. There will also be an overview of future initiatives.

Dr. Hilary Goetz, Psy.D, is a fellowship-trained neuropsychologist with Inova Neurosciences. She is part of Inova’s Brain Health Program in a partnership between Inova and the Center for Brain Health, University of Texas at Dallas. The program is geared to protect and restore brain health across the lifespan with research, assessments of brain performance, and cognitive training programs. She also provides neuropsychological assessments to  adult patients on an outpatient basis when injury or disease affect the brain (including but not limited to Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s, and stroke).

James M. Ecklund, MD, FACS, serves as professor and chairman of the Department of Neuroscience, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. He also serves as President of the Inova Neurosciences Service Line, Inova Health System. He has overseen the growth of the Inova Neurosciences Service Line as well as helped to establish and advance research and education programs. He continues an active practice of complex brain and spine surgeries while leading the Inova Neurosciences Service Line. Dr. Ecklund’s primary clinical and research interests include complex spine, cerebrovascular disease and neurotrauma.

Dr. Dan Larriviere, Inova Division Chief for Neurology is a former Greenwall Fellow in Bioethics and Health Policy at the Bermann School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University and a former medical malpractice defense attorney. He is the former Chairman of the American Academy of Neurology’s Ethics, Law and Humanities Committee. He received his MD degree from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and from there attended the University of Virginia for his Neurology Residency and Neurophysiology Fellowship. After serving as a faculty member at UVA, he moved to New Orleans to serve as the Vice Chair of Neurology and the Program Director for their Neurology Residency program, which he founded. He joined Inova in January of 2019.

Time

(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Location

Virtual Zoom Event

Organizer

Alexandra RamseyDirector of Community Relationsaramsey@kensingtonsl.com

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