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Presenter: Sheryl Martin-Schild, M.D.

Kimberly Hill - Monday, January 30, 2017

Please join us March 10-11, 2017 at our 10th Annual Conference celebrating “Ten Years of Help, Hope and Healing”. Professionals will have the opportunity to hear from an exciting line up of experts in the field of brain and spinal cord injury while earning up to 12 CEUs. Survivors will participate in hands on activities, socialize with others and hear motivational, helpful and inspiring messages. Registration information, along with the schedule of events and location can be found HERE or by sending email to

Sheryl Martin-Schild, M.D. will be presenting on Saturday, March 11th at 9:15 am on “Rehab Pharmacology to Enhance Stroke Recovery”.

Sheryl Martin-Schild, M.D. graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine, while also obtaining her PhD in Neuroscience. Dr. Martin-Schild completed a combined internal medicine and neurology residency at Tulane University School of Medicine, and fellowship training in Vascular Neurology and clinical research in Vascular Neurology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Martin-Schild started the Stroke Program at Tulane Medical Center in July 2008, where she directed the Stroke Research Program which participated in NIH-funded clinical trials and numerous investigator-initiated studies of stroke with an emphasis is racial disparities in outcome, access to stroke care, and stroke in the young. She advanced Tulane Medical Center to Primary Stroke Center level in less than 2 years from inception and Comprehensive Stroke Center 3 years later.  Her service delivered the highest rate of and most efficient with thrombolytic treatment for ischemic stroke in Louisiana.  Dr. Martin-Schild now serves as the Statewide Stroke Medical Director for the Louisiana Emergency Response Network through which she is tasked with implementation of the stroke system of care, monitoring quality of acute stroke care, and stroke education for healthcare providers.  She is the President & CEO of Dr. Brain, Inc., which provides on-site stroke leadership and patient care to hospitals committed to improving or developing stroke programs.  She currently serves as the Medical Director of Neurology & Stroke for Touro Infirmary and the New Orleans East Hospital.