Saving the Brain

7th Annual Neuroscience Symposium
was held on October 11, 2014


Sponsored by the Santa Barbara Neuroscience Institute, this symposium was for ER physicians, internal medicine physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, primary care physicians, registered nurses and other healthcare practitioners.  Complete Brochure with Program Information:


Topics for 2014 were:

  • Headache Management
    Robert Cowan, MD, FAAN, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Neurotrauma
    Randall M Chesnut, MD, FCCM, FACS, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington
  • Lessons in Neuroscience History
    Daiwai M. Olson, PhD, RN, CCRN , University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas
  • Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation   C. Alan Brown, MD, FACC, Santa Barbara Cardiovascular Medical Group
  • Advanced Neuroimaging for TBI 
    David Okonkwo, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
  • Endovascular Treatment of Brain Aneurysm  Samuel Hou, MD, PhD, Stroke and Neurovascular Center of Central California
  • Neurocritical Care for the Neurointerventional Patient  Robert Taylor, MD, Stroke and Neurovascular Center of Central California
  • Advances in Stroke Care   Philip Delio, MD, Neurology Associates of Santa Barbara
  • Trends and Innovations in Neuroscience Nursing   Laura Canfield, MSN, RN, CCRN, Santa Barbara Neuroscience Institute at Cottage Health System
  • Brain Tumor Management   John Park, MD, PhD, Santa Barbara Neuroscience Institute at Cottage Health System 


Please contact Gary Milgram, Service Line Director, at to be placed on an advanced mailing list for speakers, agendas, and other updates including future events


Dr. Gregory Albers, Director, Stanford Stroke Center, and
Dr. Philip Delio, Director, Medical Director, Cottage Stroke Program



The Symposium is held at the DoubleTree Resort, 633 East Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara.