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Events and Programs

Stroke Survivor Group

UConn Health’s Stroke Center invites stroke survivors, families, and caregivers to a monthly group meeting to discuss issues surrounding life after having a stroke.

Date: Meets the fourth Wednesday of every month.

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: UConn Health, Outpatient Pavilion, 3rd Floor, Large Conference Room (Directions)

Discussion Topics

  • Stroke Prevention
  • Coping Methods
  • Support Systems
  • Rehab Tips
  • Resources
  • Promoting Independence

For further information, contact Brooke Medel, B.S.N., R.N., UConn Health Stroke Nurse Navigator, at 860-558-5840.

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3rd Annual Stroke Survivors Symposium

Meet stroke survivors and hear their inspirational and heartwarming stories.

When: October 28, 2021
Time: 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Virtual


  • Stroke is preventable and treatable
  • Discover and manage your stroke risk factors including what to discuss with your primary care provider
  • Latest available treatment for acute stroke
  • Stroke education on signs and symptoms of acute stroke
  • How to recognize stroke and what actions you can take as a first responder in our community


Sanjay Mittal, M.D., Medical Director, Stroke Center, and various UConn Health stroke survivors

Questions and Answers Session

  • Jennifer Sposito, M.S.N., R.N., Stroke Coordinator
  • Brooke Medel, B.S.N., R.N., Stroke Nurse Navigator

Advanced Registration Recommended

Register Today!

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Brian MRI

Emergency Stroke Care Conference

Emerging Therapies in Acute Stroke Care

When: June 10, 2021
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Virtual

Free Academic Conference

The most current advances and techniques in endovascular therapy and neurocritical care for the management of stroke and other complex neurological disorders are taught by UConn Health’s world-renowned and experienced faculty.

Learn how the multidisciplinary team at UConn Health’s Stroke Center provides collaborative and personalized care for complex stroke patients to optimize their outcomes.

The Emergency Stroke Care Conference is free and open to health care providers and first responders involved at any point in acute stroke patient care.

Register Today!