I hope that our study will level the playing field for all stroke patients.’.. AAN to award 2013 Michael S. Pessin Stroke Leadership Prize to Amytis Towfighi The American Academy of Neurology is awarding the 2013 Michael S. Pessin Stroke Leadership Prize to Amytis Towfighi, MD, with the University of Southern California and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Middle on her behalf research in post-stroke preventive treatment. Towfighi will receive the award through the Academy's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego, March 16-23, 2013. The Annual Meeting may be the globe's largest gathering of neurologists with more than 10,000 attendees and more than 2,300 scientific presentations on the latest research advance in brain disease. Related StoriesLowering blood pressure below suggested targets reduces risk of stroke currently, heart attackMeta-analysis backs thrombectomy over standard stroke careResearchers associate neuroimaging data with reading deficits in sufferers with left-sided stroke The Michael S.From healthcare televisions to its TIGR interactive individual education systems, TeleHealth provides our staff and sufferers with on-demand usage of condition-specific education at the bedside,’ stated Beth Gibbs, Advanced Nurse Expert for Alegent Health’s System Nursing Department. ‘That sort of education ensures that both the patient and the family are hearing the same guidelines, which is very important to recovery.’ TeleHealth Solutions is implementing its innovative TIGR interactive education and entertainment answer in six Alegent Wellness facilities.