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2022 Neuroscience Expo

The 2022 Neuroscience Expo will take place Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville. Join us for this free event and get the latest information about treatments, rehabilitation and support resources. Presenters will include neurologists and neuropsychologists; physical, occupational and speech therapists; and more.

Agenda

This year’s expo features four tracks specific to the neurological conditions of headache and migraine; memory care, including Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia; multiple sclerosis; and Parkinson’s disease. Additionally, this year’s expo will have a special focus on the importance of brain health when preventing, managing and caring for neurological conditions.

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Noon to 1 p.m.

Brain Health 101: The Science Behind Prevention

Kellyann Niotis, M.D.
Neurologist

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York City

Hear from nationally renowned neurologist Kellyann Niotis, M.D., on what research tells us about how a healthy brain can prevent neurological conditions or their progression. Norton Neuroscience Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Niotis, the first fellowship-trained preventive neurologist specializing in risk-reduction strategies for patients seeking to prevent or slow neurodegenerative disorders.

Select and view topics that are of interest to you:

Headache and migraine

  • 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. – “Why do I have migraine?”; Mandy J. Whitt, M.D., headache specialist, Norton Neuroscience Institute
  • 9:50 to 10:10 a.m. – “What are all of these new migraine medications?”; Jeffrey H. Frank, M.D., neurologist, Norton Neuroscience Institute
  • 10:10 to 10:30 a.m. Concussion as a Risk Factor for Migraine”; Tad D. Seifert, M.D., neurologist, Norton Neuroscience Institute
  • 11  to 11:45 a.m. – “Navigating Work and Disability with Migraine”; Sam Schad, Schad Law; and Caitlin Zoeller, LCSW, social worker, Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Centers
  • 1:15 to  2 p.m. –  TRACK KEYNOTE: “Migraine and Brain Health” (virtual presentation); Rebecca Erwin Wells, M.D., MPH, FAHS, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 2 to 2:30 p.m. – “How Do I Stay Active and Exercise When Living With a Migraine?”; Kaitlyn Drummond, DPT, physical therapist, Norton Healthcare

 Memory care, including Alzheimer’s disease/dementia

  • 9:30 to 10 a.m. – “The Aging Brain, Memory, and Dementia”; Gregory E. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D. , neurologist and medical director, Norton Neuroscience Institute Memory Center
  • 10 to 10:30 a.m. – “Safety Strategies for the Aging Population”; Adrienne Humphrey, OT, occupational therapist, Norton Healthcare
  • 11 to 11:45 a.m. – “Depression, Apathy and Social Engagement Activities for Dementia Patients and Caregivers”; Tammy S. Evanow, APRN, nurse practitioner, Norton Neuroscience Institute Memory Center; Christopher Hurley, LCSW, social worker, Norton Neuroscience Institute Memory Center
  • 1:15 to 2 p.m. – TRACK KEYNOTE: “Connection Between Gut Health and Brain Health”; Shirish S. Barvé, Ph.D., University of Louisville
  • 2 to 2:30 p.m. – “Sleep Contributions to Well-being”; Christopher B. Shields, M.D., chairman, Norton Neuroscience Institute

Multiple sclerosis (MS)

  • 9:30 to 10 a.m. – “Aging Considerations in MS”; Anna V. Bite, D.O. , neurologist, Norton Neuroscience Institute
  • 10 to  10:30 a.m. – “Navigating the Increasingly Complex World of Disease-modifying Therapies”; Geeta A. Ganesh, M.D., MPH, neurologist, Neuroscience Institute
  • 11 to 11:45 a.m. – TRACK KEYNOTE: “Optimal Health With MS: A Seven-step Guide to Integrating Lifestyle, Alternative and Conventional Medicine”; Allen Bowling, M.D., Ph.D., NeuroHealth Institute and University of Colorado, Denver
  • 1:15 to 2 p.m. – “I Identify as … Having MS”; Bryan E. Davis, Psy.D., psychologist, Norton Neuroscience Institute; Caitlin Zoeller, LCSW, social worker, Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Centers
  • 2 to 2:30 p.m. – “Diet and Exercise Considerations in MS: A Panel Discussion”; Jocelyn H. McGuire, APRN, nurse practitioner, Norton Neuroscience Institute; Colin Hulls, PT, physical therapist,  Norton Healthcare; Sarah Frederickson, R.D., L.D., clinical dietitian, Norton Healthcare

Parkinson’s disease

  • 9 to 10 a.m. – “Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease: How to Cope and Live a Fulfilling Life”; Justin T. Phillips, M.D., neurologist, Norton Neuroscience Institute
  • 10 to 10:30 a.m. – “Understanding Mental Health and Parkinson’s Disease”; Tammy S. Evanow, APRN, nurse practitioner, Norton Neuroscience Institute
  • 11 to 11:45 a.m. –  TRACK KEYNOTE: “The Emerging Field of Preventive Neurology: A Focus on Parkinson’s Disease”; Kellyann Niotis, M.D., neurologist, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • 1:15 to 2 p.m. – “Mindfulness in Motion: Exercise and Alternate Techniques”; Elizabeth Ulanowski, DPT, Norton Healthcare
  • 2 to 2:30 p.m. – “What Causes Parkinson’s Disease? Identifying Risk Factors”; Jason L. Crowell, M.D., neurologist, Norton Neuroscience Institute

What to Expect

The 2022 Neuroscience Expo will take place at the Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 S. Fourth St., Louisville, Kentucky. Entrance to the expo is at the corner of Fourth and Market streets.

Parking

Valet: Free valet parking is available on Market Street.

Additional parking is free for the first 300 cars total in the following parking garages:

Cowger Garage (closest to entrance). The garage entrance is located on Market Street, between Third and Fourth streets.

Commonwealth Garage. Enter on Jefferson Street between Third and Fourth streets.

Bring your ticket for validation at registration.

Inside the vast convention center, golf carts will be available throughout the day to transport attendees between event areas, restrooms and entryways.

Download Parking Map

Food and Beverages

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided to attendees as part of registration.

Exhibitor Hall

The 2022 expo will feature a variety of resources that may help improve quality of life for people living with neurological disorders and their families, including:

Community-based Education

  • Presentations of in-depth information to help those affected by neurological disorders.
  • Life skills workshop, designed for patients and caregivers to learn about social security disability, simple will planning, and elder law

Exhibit Floor

  • Interaction with vendors and exhibitors discussing products and services that could enhance quality of life

Who Should Attend the Neuroscience Expo?

This expo is designed for:

  • Individuals with a neurological condition
  • Caregivers and family
  • Support care providers
  • Clinical care providers
  • Community resource providers

My Condition of Interest Isn’t a Designated Track. What Should I Choose?

The Neuroscience Expo is designed around designated disease tracks, but many related conditions will be supported as a part of these tracks. Choose the track that is the most closely related to your area of interest.

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