Special Guest Speakers: Dr. Petra Klinge and Dr. Abby McElroy
Dr. Klinge is an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and professor of neurosurgery at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University. Dr. Klinge joined the Neurosurgical Faculty at Brown University in 2009 and is currently the Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and the Director of the CSF Center of the Brain and Spine at Brown. Dr. Klinge’s scientific interests include the development of advanced techniques for diagnosis and treatment of dementia, hydrocephalus, and tethered spinal cord.
Dr. Abby McElroy is a veterinarian with special interests in large animal models of Ehlers-Danlos syndromes and equine neurology. Her master’s thesis explored neurologic abnormalities in a naturally occurring equine model of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, with a focus on occult tethered cord and myodural bridge dysfunction. Dr. McElroy currently works as a postdoctoral research associate in the Rhode Island Hospital Department of Neurosurgery.
Saturday, January 5th 3-4:30pm
Warwick Public Library
Large Meeting Room
600 Sandy Lane Warwick, RI