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Free Stroke Awareness Seminar Planned at Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation


Memorial Medical Center will hold a free seminar on stroke awareness at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, 228 W. Miller St.

Sponsored by Memorial Stroke Services, the one-hour seminar, titled “Be Stroke Aware: BE FAST,” will cover types of stroke, new stroke guidelines, opportunities for stroke prevention and support after a stroke.

Four local physicians will lead the seminar. They are Dr. Hayan Dayoub, a neurosurgeon with Springfield Clinic; Dr. Louis Graham, a physiatrist with SIU Medicine; Dr. Sajjad Mueed, a neurologist with SIU Medicine and Dr. Casey Muehle, a vascular and interventional radiologist with Clinical Radiologists.

The seminar will feature free health screenings and a health fair from 5 to 6 p.m.

Free parking is available in the parking garage south of the MCLI at Rutledge and Carpenter streets. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.