Neurology, Psychiatry Grand RoundsEvent Details: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., December 18, Schwitalla Hall
The Department of Neurology and Psychiatry will host Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 18.,
Amer Alshekhlee, M.D., will present "Interventional Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Part I: The Foundation," in Lecture Hall 1 of Schwitalla Hall
Alshekhlee is a neurologist and neuro-interventionist with SSM Neurosciences Institute at DePaul Health Center, and is board certified in neurology, vascular and interventional neurology and clinical neurophysiology. He holds a bachelor's degree in medicine and surgery from the University of Baghdad, Iraq. He completed a residency in neurology and a fellowship in neuromuscular disease at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio. He recently completed fellowship training in neurovascular and interventional neuroradiology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, where he also serves as an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry. He specializes in the treatment of stroke, brain aneurysms and blood vessel malformations of the head (AVMs), narrowing of the brain or neck arteries (carotid stenosis), and more.
Ernest Graypel, M.D., will present "Discharge Planning: Where Do We Go from Here?" in Lecture Hall 3 of Schwitalla Hall.
Graypel earned his M.D. at Saratov State University Medical School, Saratov, and also holds a Master of Health Administration from Webster University in St. Louis. He completed the Donald W. Reynolds FDAGE Mini-Fellowship in Long-Term Care Education at Duke University School of Medicine, and is a licensed nursing home administrator and licensed home health manager. He is a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Administrators, a foundation board member of the Mid-East Area Agency on Aging, and a board member of the Harris-Stowe State University, Anheuser-Bush School of Business Health Care Management Advisory Board. Graypel serves as a psychiatry resident in the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry at Saint Louis University.