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2021 Annual Meeting | Practice, Policy, and Ethics Posters

This program spans the entire conference
This program will be presented both in-person and online
This program is not expected to be available in the meeting's On Demand product.
Scientific Poster Session
Practice, Policy, and Ethics
0.00 credit

Program Materials Program Evaluations

Event Timeline
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 001 - The Effect of Trainings and Site Initiation Visits on Clinical Trial Non-Compliance in Neurology Research
Matthew Gooden
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 002 - The Safety and Practicality of Tilt Table Testing Without Physician Presence
Greg Owendoff
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 003 - Complications from "Stem Cell Tourism" in Neurology
Katherine A. Julian
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 004 - Improving the Identification of Acute Neurological Emergencies in the University Pediatric Hospital Emergency Room: A Quality Improvement Project
Natalia Rodriguez, MD
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 005 - Protected Code Stroke: Updates from the Frontlines
Phavalan Rajendram, MD
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 006 - Implementation of a Protocol to Improve Monitoring of Neurostimulator Devices: A Patient Safety Initiative
Tracie Caller, MD, MPH, FAAN
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 007 - Missed treatment opportunities and earlier stroke detection among hospitalized patients with acute infarction
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 008 - US National Trends in Imaging Utilization and Medication Treatments for Dizziness in Ambulatory Care Settings
Shervin Badihian, MD
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 009 - Symptom Burden and Healthcare Utilization Before Diagnosis of Transthyretin-Mediated Amyloidosis Among Medicare Beneficiaries
Duncan Brown
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 010 - Identifying and Understanding Microaggressions among Michigan Medicine African-American Faculty Members
Larry Charleston IV, MD, MSc, FAHS
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 011 - Results of a Wellbeing Survey of an Academic Neurology Department during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Andrea C. Wasilewski, MD
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 012 - Quality of Neurologic Care in the US: Initial Report from the Axon Registry
Andrew M. Wilson, MD, MS, MBA
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 013 - Retractions and Withdrawals in Neurology Literature: A 2020 Analysis of the Retraction Watch Database
Vivek Bhat
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 014 - Industry payments in Neurology Subspecialties: 2014 - 2018
Sahithi Battini, MD
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 015 - Qualitative Evidence That Partnering with Advanced Practitioners Improves Access and Clinical Skills
Scott M. Friedenberg, MD, FAAN
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 016 - Improvements in Education of Surrogate Decision-makers in the Neurology Wards and Neuroscience ICU are Needed
Elizabeth E. Carroll, MD
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 017 - Prevalence and Risk Factors of Burnout among Neurology Residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A National Cross-sectional Study
Christian Wilson Turalde
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 018 - The Ethical Dilemma of Organ Donation After Cardiac Death in a Patient with Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Jeffrey Ruta, MD
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 019 - Evaluation of Neuromuscular Patient Perspective on Telehealth Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Junsang Cho
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 020 - Patient-reported Experience with Inpatient Teleneurology: A Pilot Qualitative Study
Pallavi Juneja, MD
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 021 - Provider Perspectives on Remote Inpatient Teleneurology Consult Service
Aleksandra M. Tolczyk
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 022 - Optimizing Neurology Inpatient Documentation: A Pilot Study of a Novel Discharge Documentation EMR Tool
Katherine Fu, MD
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 023 - The Rapid Adaption of Telemedicine: A Neurology Division’s Perception of Effects on Care Delivery and Provider Wellness
Marissa P. DiGiovine, MD
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 024 - Factors Guiding Choice of Novel Neurotechnological Interventions for Pediatric Drug Resistant Epilepsy: Physician and Caregiver Perspectives
Judy Illes, PhD, CM
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 025 - Practicality and cost-effectiveness of using MRI compatible EEG system in the critical care setting
Chetan Nayak, MD
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT Abstract 026 - Teleneurology in Zambia: Leveraging Local Expertise to Improve Access to Limited Specialist Care
Melody T. Asukile, MBBS
Faculty Disclosures
Aleksandra M. Tolczyk Ms. Tolczyk has nothing to disclose.
Lawrence E. Fried, MD Dr. Fried has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Liva Nova. The institution of Dr. Fried has received research support from Health Resources & Services Administration of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Melissa Reider-Demer, DNP, MN, CNP Dr. Reider-Demer has nothing to disclose.
Ariane Lewis, MD, FAAN Dr. Lewis has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for Seminars in Neurology. Dr. Lewis has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.
Premkumar Nattanmai Chandrasekaran, MD Dr. Nattanmai Chandrasekaran has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Speakers Bureau for UCB pharma.
No disclosure on file
Gina Norato No disclosure on file
Phavalan Rajendram, MD Dr. Rajendram has nothing to disclose.
Robert G. Holloway, MD, MPH, FAAN Dr. Holloway has nothing to disclose.
Katherine A. Julian Miss Julian has nothing to disclose.
Scott M. Friedenberg, MD, FAAN Dr. Friedenberg has received research support from AMA. Dr. Friedenberg has received research support from Geisinger Medical Center.
Krishna Nalleballe, MD, FAAN Dr. Nalleballe has nothing to disclose.
Lauren D. Strauss, DO Dr. Strauss has a non-compensated relationship as a Secretary with Southern Headache Society that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.
Marian Tarbox No disclosure on file
Elizabeth E. Carroll, MD Dr. Carroll has nothing to disclose.
Ali Saber Tehrani, MD Dr. Saber Tehrani has nothing to disclose.
Andrew M. Wilson, MD, MS, MBA The institution of Dr. Wilson has received research support from Michael J Fox Foundation. The institution of Dr. Wilson has received research support from AHRQ-PCORI. The institution of Dr. Wilson has received research support from CDC. Dr. Wilson has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Speaker with American Academy of Neurology.
Shivangi Singh, MD Miss Singh has nothing to disclose.
Jeffrey Ruta, MD Dr. Ruta has nothing to disclose.
Austin Chen, MD Austin Chin has nothing to disclose.
Jocelyn Montalvo, MD Dr. Montalvo has nothing to disclose.
Naren Raj Arulprakash, MD Dr. Arulprakash has nothing to disclose.
Suman Siddamreddy Suman Siddamreddy has nothing to disclose.
Stanley Zimba, MBBS Dr. Zimba has nothing to disclose.
Viorica Hrincu, BSc Ms. Hrincu has received personal compensation for serving as an employee of LoginRadius.
Eunice Chang No disclosure on file
Matthew Gooden Matthew Gooden has nothing to disclose.
Greg Owendoff Greg Owendoff has nothing to disclose.
Sandra Martin No disclosure on file
Vasuki Dandu, MD Dr. Dandu has nothing to disclose.
Jesse Thon, MD An immediate family member of Dr. Thon has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as a Consultant for Horizon. An immediate family member of Dr. Thon has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Genentech. An immediate family member of Dr. Thon has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Speakers Bureau for Genentech.
Laurel Caffee Laurel Caffeé has nothing to disclose.
Jose R. Lopez-Castellanos, MD Dr. Lopez-Castellanos has nothing to disclose.
Sen Sheng, MD Dr. Sheng has nothing to disclose.
Cormac A. O'Donovan, MD Dr. O'Donovan has nothing to disclose.
Roy E. Strowd III, MD, FAAN Dr. Strowd has received personal compensation for serving as an employee of Kaplan. Dr. Strowd has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Monteris Medical, Inc. Dr. Strowd has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Novocure. Dr. Strowd has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for American Academy of Neurology. The institution of Dr. Strowd has received research support from Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation. The institution of Dr. Strowd has received research support from Jazz Pharmaceuticals. The institution of Dr. Strowd has received research support from National Institutes of Health. The institution of Dr. Strowd has received research support from Alpha Omega Alpha. The institution of Dr. Strowd has received research support from American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Strowd has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care. Dr. Strowd has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care.
Karthika D. Veerapaneni, MD Dr. Veerapaneni has nothing to disclose.
Mary B. Connolly, MD Dr. Connolly has nothing to disclose.
Sara Hooshmand, MD Dr. Hooshmand has nothing to disclose.
Mashina Chomba, MBChB Dr. Chomba has nothing to disclose.
Anna Marisa Cervantes-Arslanian, MD, FAAN Dr. Cervantes-Arslanian has nothing to disclose.
Deanna Saylor, MD, MHS The institution of Dr. Saylor has received research support from National Institutes of Health. The institution of Dr. Saylor has received research support from National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The institution of Dr. Saylor has received research support from American Academy of Neurology. The institution of Dr. Saylor has received research support from United States Department of State. Dr. Saylor has a non-compensated relationship as a Member of multiple committees and task forces focused on improving access to MS medications to people across the world with Multiple Sclerosis International Federation that is relevant to AAN interests or activities. Dr. Saylor has a non-compensated relationship as a Member of the Neurology and COVID19 committee with World Health Organization that is relevant to AAN interests or activities. Dr. Saylor has a non-compensated relationship as a Member of the International Outreach Committee, Junior and Early Career Membership Committee, and Educational Innovation Commitees with American Neurological Association that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.
James E. Siegler III, MD Dr. Siegler has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for Stroke: Vascular and Interventional Neurology. Dr. Siegler has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as an Expert Witness for various medicolegal cases. The institution of Dr. Siegler has received research support from Viz.ai.
Judy Illes, PhD, CM Dr. Illes has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Stanford University. Dr. Illes has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for Elsevier Press. The institution of Dr. Illes has received research support from NIH, CIHR, Technical Safety BC, WorkSafeBC, North Growth Foundation, FRQ. Dr. Illes has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care. Dr. Illes has a non-compensated relationship as a Distinguished University Professor and Distinguished Professor in Neuroethics with University of British Columbia that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.
Tracie Caller, MD, MPH, FAAN Dr. Caller has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Reoma, MD, FAAN Dr. Reoma has received research support from NIH. Dr. Reoma has a non-compensated relationship as a Vice Chair with AAN Experimental Neurotherapeutics Section that is relevant to AAN interests or activities. Dr. Reoma has a non-compensated relationship as a Federal Employee with NINDS/NIH that is relevant to AAN interests or activities. Dr. Reoma has a non-compensated relationship as a Member with ASENT Program Committee that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.
Melody T. Asukile, MBBS Dr. Asukile has received research support from Royal Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Dr. Asukile has received personal compensation in the range of $0-$499 for serving as a meeting speaker with American Neurological Association.
Aparna Sivaraman Aparna Sivaraman has nothing to disclose.
Marisel Vazquez, MD Dr. Vazquez has nothing to disclose.
Chetan Nayak, MD Dr. Nayak has nothing to disclose.
George Ibrahim No disclosure on file
Raghav Govindarajan, MD, FAAN Dr. Govindarajan has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for MT pharma. Dr. Govindarajan has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Alexion. Dr. Govindarajan has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Argenx. Dr. Govindarajan has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Catalyst. Dr. Govindarajan has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Roche . Dr. Govindarajan has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Sarepta. Dr. Govindarajan has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Amicus. Dr. Govindarajan has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving on a Speakers Bureau for Alexion. Dr. Govindarajan has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Speakers Bureau for MT pharma . Dr. Govindarajan has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Speakers Bureau for Catalyst. The institution of Dr. Govindarajan has received research support from Band of Hope . The institution of Dr. Govindarajan has received research support from Alexion. Dr. Govindarajan has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care.
Jaime Imitola, MD, FAAN Dr. Imitola has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Novartis . The institution of Dr. Imitola has received research support from biogen. Dr. Imitola has a non-compensated relationship as a Board Member with National MS Society that is relevant to AAN interests or activities. Dr. Imitola has a non-compensated relationship as a Committee Member with International Society for Stem Cell Research that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.
Edward Stefanowicz No disclosure on file
Lorraine Chishimba, MBChB, MMED Dr. Chishimba has nothing to disclose.
Robert G. Wilson, DO Dr. Wilson has nothing to disclose.
Houman Khosravani, MD, PhD Dr. Khosravani has nothing to disclose.
Lyell K. Jones, MD, FAAN Dr. Jones has received personal compensation in the range of $100,000-$499,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Jones has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care. Dr. Jones has a non-compensated relationship as a member of the AAN Board of Directors with AAN that is relevant to AAN interests or activities. Dr. Jones has a non-compensated relationship as a member of the Mayo Clinic ACO Board of Directors with Mayo Clinic that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.
Amy K. Guzik, MD, FAAN Dr. Guzik has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as an Expert Witness for Local law firms, available by request.
Avindra Nath, MD, MBBS, FAAN Dr. Nath has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for Elsevier. The institution of Dr. Nath has received research support from National Institutes of Health. The institution of Dr. Nath has received research support from ALS Association. Dr. Nath has received intellectual property interests from a discovery or technology relating to health care.
Poornachand Veerapaneni, MD Dr. Veerapaneni has nothing to disclose.
Marissa P. DiGiovine, MD The institution of Dr. DiGiovine has received research support from HRSA.
Andrea C. Wasilewski, MD Dr. Wasilewski has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as a Consultant for Novocure.
Prasanth Romiyo, BS Mr. Romiyo has nothing to disclose.
Shervin Badihian, MD Dr. Badihian has nothing to disclose.
Dena Williams, DO Dr. Williams has nothing to disclose.
Sahithi Battini, MD Dr. Battini has nothing to disclose.
David M. Greer, MD, FAAN Dr. Greer has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for Thieme, Inc. Dr. Greer has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as an Expert Witness for multiple. The institution of Dr. Greer has received research support from Becton, Dickinson and Company. Dr. Greer has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care. Dr. Greer has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care.
David E. Newman-Toker, MD, PhD, FAAN The institution of Dr. Newman-Toker has received research support from NIH, AHRQ, AHA, Moore Foundation. Dr. Newman-Toker has received intellectual property interests from a discovery or technology relating to health care.
Bethany Thomas, NP Ms. Thomas has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Greenwich Bioscience. Ms. Thomas has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Eisai. Ms. Thomas has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for SK Life Science. Ms. Thomas has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving on a Speakers Bureau for SK Life Science. Ms. Thomas has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving on a Speakers Bureau for Livanova. Ms. Thomas has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving on a Speakers Bureau for Eisai. Ms. Thomas has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving on a Speakers Bureau for GW Bioscience.
Christian Wilson Turalde No disclosure on file
Winston Chiong, MD The institution of Dr. Chiong has received research support from the National Institutes of Health. The institution of Dr. Chiong has received research support from the Dana Foundation. Dr. Chiong has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a member, NeuroEthics Working Group with National Institutes of Health.
Ahmad Ozair Mr. Ozair has nothing to disclose.
Sanjeeva R. Onteddu, MD, FAAN Dr. Onteddu has nothing to disclose.
Natalia Rodriguez, MD Dr. Rodriguez has nothing to disclose.
Rucha Bahekar, MBBS Dr. Bahekar has nothing to disclose.
Jane Boggs, MD The institution of Dr. Boggs has received research support from Liva Nova. Dr. Boggs has a non-compensated relationship as a Chairman PAB with Epilepsy Alliance North Carolina that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.
Katherine Fu, MD Dr. Fu has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for American Academy of Neurology: Neurology Journal .
Wijdan Rai, MBBS Dr. Rai has nothing to disclose.
Montserrat Vera Llonch Montserrat Vera Llonch has received personal compensation for serving as an employee of Akcea. Montserrat Vera Llonch has received stock or an ownership interest from Akcea.
Pallavi Juneja, MD Dr. Juneja has nothing to disclose.
Larry Charleston IV, MD, MSc, FAHS Dr. Charleston has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as a Consultant for Allergan/AbbVie. Dr. Charleston has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as a Consultant for Biohaven Biopharmaceuticals. Dr. Charleston has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as a Consultant for Teva Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Charleston has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Amneal Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Charleston has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Satsuma Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Charleston has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for LinPharma. Dr. Charleston has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Haleon. Dr. Charleston has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Pfizer. Dr. Charleston has a non-compensated relationship as a Associate Editor with Headache Journal: The Journal of Head and Face Pain that is relevant to AAN interests or activities. Dr. Charleston has a non-compensated relationship as a Board Member at Large with Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy that is relevant to AAN interests or activities. Dr. Charleston has a non-compensated relationship as a Board Member with Clinical Neurological Society of America that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.
Mustapha A. Ezzeddine, MD, FAAN The institution of Dr. Ezzeddine has received research support from NIH.
Vivek Bhat Mr. Bhat has nothing to disclose.
Duncan Brown Duncan Brown has received personal compensation for serving as an employee of Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. Duncan Brown has received stock or an ownership interest from Akcea Therapeutics, Inc.
Heidi B. Schwarz, MD, FAAN Dr. Schwarz has received personal compensation for serving as an employee of University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Schwarz has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for EBSCO. Dr. Schwarz has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Guidepost. Dr. Schwarz has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as an Expert Witness for Various Law Firms.
Emily P. Pharr, MD, FAAN Dr. Pharr has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Speakers Bureau for Biogen.
Adrian I. Espiritu, MD Dr. Espiritu has nothing to disclose.
Junsang Cho Mr. Cho has nothing to disclose.
Courtney Takahashi, MD, FAAN Dr. Takahashi has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as an Expert Witness for Sheff Law. Dr. Takahashi has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as an Expert Witness for Weems Hazen Law . Dr. Takahashi has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as an Expert Witness for Keches Law Group. Dr. Takahashi has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Employee, Founder with Tora Connections. Dr. Takahashi has a non-compensated relationship as a Committee Member with American Academy of Neurology that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.