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Milton resident receives the Helen B. Spaulding Community Conscience Award

Boston, Mass. - The 12th annual Boston Stroke Luncheon "Making the Stroke Connection" will take place on Friday, May 15th at The Sheraton in Boston from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Activities include a stroke survivor/caregiver forum, a CME/CEU professional symposium, a Power To End Stroke Ambassador Training, and an awards celebration lunch from 12:30 2 p.m., hosted by longtime supporter 7NEWS reporter Janet Wu.

Milton Resident Margaret Kelly-Hayes, EdD, RN, FAAN, FAHA, CRRN, is this year's Helen B. Spaulding Community Conscience Award Recipient. The Helen B. Spaulding Award is given annually to an individual group that has made significant contributions to the community by increasing awareness of stroke prevention or treatment through Advocacy, Communications, Community Education and Quality Improvement Initiatives. Kelly-Hayes is a Clinical Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine and serves as an investigator in the Framingham Heart Study.

Please join the American Stroke Association in congratulating the 2009 Making the Stroke Connection Annual Awards Luncheon Award Recipients. Visit to make a tax-deductible donation to the American Stroke Association in honor of the award recipient or to purchase a congratulatory advertisement in the Annual Awards program booklet (Half Page - $250 or Full Page $500).

Making the Stroke Connection Luncheon is free to all attendees. Participants must pre-register by visiting the event web site Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are also available.

The survivor and caregiver forum provides education and support to survivors and caregiver. The session, entitled More Bang for Your Buck, focuses on utilizing local post stroke resources cost effectively, being cognizant of financial resources. Speakers include Leslie Fawcett-Vickers, RN, MS, CRRN; Boston University Clinical Speech Assistant Professor Elizabeth Hoover; and Spaulding Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist Karen Halfon.

A public health disparities Power To End Stroke Ambassador training will be featured this year to train community health and educational centers on implementing programs around stroke disparity reduction. The trainings also serve as a place to share information, ideas, and successes in building health ministries and councils. Director of Critical Care Neurology at Brigham and Women's Hospital Dr. Galen Henderson will discuss the prevalence of stroke in people of color and will identify community based solutions for prevention.


Contact: Michelle Roberts
Boston University

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