Speakers

Thank you to all of our speakers for attending and presenting at SSA 2019

 

International Keynote Speakers

National Keynote Speakers

Invited Speakers

  • Craig Anderson

    Executive Director/The George Institute, UNSW

  • Timothy Ang

    Interventional Neurologist/Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

  • Julie Bernhardt

    Co-Head - Stroke Theme/The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

  • Christopher Bladin

    Director, Stroke - Ambulance Victoria/Ambulance Victoria / Monash University

  • Amy Brodtmann

    Co-Head Dementia Theme/Florey Institute for Neuroscience and Mental Health

  • Bruce Campbell

    Neurologist/Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne

  • Ronil Chandra

    Head of NeuroInterventional Radiology/Monash Health

  • Andrew Cheung

    Neurointerventionist/Liverpool and Prince of Wales Hospitals

  • Leonid Churilov

    Professor of Biostatistics/Melbourne Medical School, The University of Melbourne

  • Andrew Clarkson

    Lecturer/University of Otago

  • Skye Coote

    Nursing Coordinator, Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit/Melbourne Health

  • David Copland

    Professorial Research Fellow/The University of Queensland

  • Stephen Davis

    Director/Melbourne Brain Centre

  • Catherine Dean

    Deputy Dean & Associate Dean Learning and Teaching/Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University

  • Hans-Christoph Diener

    Professor of Clinical Neurosciences/Medical Faculty of the University Duisburg-Essen

  • Geoffrey Donnan AO

    Professor of Neurology/The University of Melbourne

  • Seana Gall

    Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania

  • Carlos Garcia-Esperon

    Staff Neurologist/John Hunter Hospital

  • Ankur Garg

    Vascular and Interventional Neurologist/Orlando Neurosurgery Neurovascular Group

  • Erin Godecke

    Senior Research Fellow/Edith Cowan University

  • Maree Hackett

    Program Head, Mental Health/The George Institute for Global Health

  • Kate Hayward

    Research Fellow/Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

  • Isuru Induruwa

    Clinical Research Fellow/University of Cambridge

  • Sheila Jala

    Clinical nurse consultant/Royal North Shore Hospital

  • Heidi Janssen

    NSW EMC Research Fellow/Hunter New England Health

  • Hannah Johns

    The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

  • Brett Jones

    Stroke Liaison Nurse/Canberra Health Services

  • Helena Kim

    Post-doctoral Researcher/La Trobe University

  • Joosup Kim

    Postdoctoral Researcher/Monash University

  • Timothy Kleinig

    Head of Stroke Unit/Royal Adelaide Hospital

  • Natasha Lannin

    Associate Professor/Alfred Health / La Trobe University

  • Thomas Leung

    Interventional Neurologist

  • Chris Levi

    Executive Director/The Sydney Partnership for Health Education Research & Enterprise (SPHERE)

  • Hon-Man Liu

    Interventional Neuroradiologist

  • Christian Lueck

    Clinical Director, Department of Neurology/The Canberra Hospital

  • Henry Ma

    Director of Neurology Department/Monash Health

  • Mark Mackay

    Paediatric Neurologist and Director of the Melbourne Children's Stroke Program/Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

  • Peter Mews

    Neurosurgeon, Neurointerventionist, Clinical Senior Lecturer/Canberra Hospital and Australian National University

  • Ferdinand Miteff

    Clinical and Interventional Neurologist/Hunter New England Health

  • Claire Muller

    Stroke Neurologist/School of Clinical Medicine RBWH

  • Michael O’Sullivan

    Professor of Translational Neuroscience/Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland

  • Rajeev Pathak

    Cardiac Electrophysiologist/Clinical Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing at the Canberra Hospital and Australian National University, Australia

  • Thanh Phan

    Lead, Clinical Trial, Imaging and Infomatics (CTI)/Stroke and Aging Research Group, School of Clinical Sciences, Monash Health

  • Elisabeth Preston

    physiotherapist and early career academic/University of Canberra

  • Michelle Rank

    Senior Lecturer/The University of Melbourne

  • Anna Ranta

    Neurologist/University of Otago and Wellington Hospital

  • Prash Sanders

    Knapman-National Heart Foundation Chair of Cardiology Research/University of Adelaide

  • Jason Sharp

    Cardiologist

  • Ross Sharpe

    Interventional Cardiologist/Gold Coast Private Hospital

  • Chris Sobey

    Senior Research Fellow/NHMRC

  • Brendan Steinfort

    Neurointerventionalist/SEVS

  • Marcus Stoodley

    Professor of Neurosurgery/Macquarie University

  • Vincent Thijs

    Head of Stroke/Austin Health

  • Heather Thom

    Clinical nurse specialist in interventional neuroradiology/Royal North Shore Hospital

  • Carolyn Unsworth

    Professor/Central Queensland University

  • Emilio Werden

    Program Manager & Postdoctoral Researcher/The Florey

  • Andrew Wesseldine

    Director of Clinical Innovation and Reform/Ramsay Health

  • Andrew Wong

    Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital / Metro North Hospital and Health Service / University of Queensland

  • Connie Wong

    CSL Centenary Fellow, Head of Neuroinflammation Research Group/Monash University

  • Teddy Wu

    Neurologist/Christchurch Hospital

  • Bernard Yan

    Neurologist and Endovascular Neurointerventionist/Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • Nawaf Yassi

    Neurologist/Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • Henry Zhao

    Consultant stroke neurologist/Royal Melbourne Hospital and Ambulance Victoria

  • Oral Abstract Presenters

  • Khaled Alanati

    Stroke Fellow/NSW Health

  • Nadine Andrew

    Senior Research Fellow/Monash University

  • David Blacker

    Neurologist/Perron Institute

  • Emily Brogan

    Lecturer Speech Pathology/Edith Cowan University

  • Dominique Cadilhac

    Professor/Monash University

  • Lilian Carvalho

    PhD Candidate/The Florey Institute of Neuroscience And Mental Health, University Of Melbourne

  • Skye Coote

    Nursing Coordinator, Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit/Melbourne Health

  • Candice Delcourt

    Senior Research Fellow/The George Institute For Global Health

  • William Diprose

    Research Fellow/University of Auckland

  • Angela Dos Santos

    Stroke Fellow/Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • Leon Edwards

    Neurology Advanced Trainee/Liverpool Hospital

  • Charlotte Ermine

    Research Officer/Florey Institute

  • Ehsan Esmaili Shandiz

    Stroke Fellow/Act Health

  • Daina Field

    Student/Monash University

  • Natalie Fini

    Physiotherapist & Lecturer/The University of Melbourne

  • Vivian Fu

    Registrar/Auckland City Hospital

  • Leanne Galea

    Clinical Dietitian/Liverpool Hospital

  • Shyam Gangadharan

    General Physician and Stroke Fellow/Hunter New England Health

  • Prajwal Gyawali

    Research Officer/University of Newcastle

  • Jenny Han

    Stroke Research Fellow/Monash Neurology

  • Kelvin Hill

    National Manager Clinical Services/Stroke Foundation

  • Stanley Hung

    Phd Student/University of Melbourne

  • Aaron Jin

    Rmo/Central Adelaide Local Health Network

  • Brett Jones

    Stroke Liaison Nurse/Canberra Health Services

  • Camilla Jozwik

    Stroke Fellow/Act Health

  • Monique Kilkenny

    Head: National Stroke Data Linkage Program/School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University

  • Danny Kinsella

    Nurse Educator/Alfred Hospital, Melbourne

  • Timothy Kleinig

    Head of Stroke Unit/Royal Adelaide Hospital

  • Sharon Kramer

    Post-doctoral Researcher/The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

  • Mirja Krause

    Research Fellow, Production Manager Gene And Cell Therapies/Hudson Institute For Medical Research

  • Sarah Kuhle

    Clinical Nurse Consultant/Queensland Health

  • Yohanna Kusuma

    Phd Candidate/Deakin University

  • Natasha Lannin

    Associate Professor/Alfred Health / La Trobe University

  • Ruby Lipson-Smith

    Phd Candidate/The Florey Institute Of Neuroscience And Mental Health

  • Elizabeth Lynch

    NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow/University of Adelaide

  • Paul Mackie

    Phd Candidate/University Of Newcastle

  • Di Marsden

    Manager, Professional Education And Development/Hunter New England Local Health District

  • Blake Nielsen

    Medical Student/Austin Health

  • Michael O’Sullivan

    Professor of Translational Neuroscience/Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland

  • Lena Oestreich

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow/The University Of Queensland

  • Tara Purvis

    Senior Research Officer/Translational Public Health and Evaluation Division, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University

  • Emily Ramage

    Phd Candidate/University Of Newcastle

  • Shanthi Ramanathan

    Post Doctoral Fellow/Hunter Medical Research Institute

  • Anna Ranta

    Neurologist/University of Otago and Wellington Hospital

  • Sabah Rehman

    Phd Candidate/Menzies Institute For Medical Research, University Of Tasmania

  • Carli Roulston

    Laboratory Head Pre-clinical Stroke Research/Florey Institute Of Neuroscience And Mental Health

  • Katherine Sewell

    Phd Student/La Trobe University, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

  • Michelle Shannon

    Phd Candidate/The Florey Institute Of Neuroscience And Mental Health

  • Angelos Sharobeam

    Neurology Advanced Trainee/ACT Health

  • Dawn Simpson

    Phd Candidate/Menzies Institute For Medical Research

  • Marie-Claire Smith

    Research Fellow/University Of Auckland

  • Dinesh Tripathi

    Research Associate/King George's Medical University

  • Michael Valente

    Advanced Neurology Trainee/Liverpool Hospital

  • Xia Wang

    Research Fellow/The George Institute For Global Health

  • Michael Waters

    Interventional Neuroradiology Fellow/Royal Adelaide Hospital

  • Wenwen Zhang

    Stroke Fellow/Alfred Health

  • Zien Zhou

    Phd Candidate/The George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales