Be Fast: Responding to Strokes

Dr. GrayNearly 800,000 people suffer from a stroke every year in the United States. Recognizing the signs and symptoms of a stroke and getting treatment quickly can lead to a better prognosis—which is why it’s important to understand what strokes look like. Lake Charles Memorial is hosting a seminar with Emergency Department Medical Director, John Gray, MD, about the signs and symptoms of a stroke as well as risk factors and treatments. Be Fast: Responding to Strokes is free and open to the public.

Dr. Gray is a native of Sulphur. He received his undergraduate from McNeese and his medical degree from Louisiana State University – New Orleans. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Charity Hospital in New Orleans and returned to Lake Charles in 1998. He is board-certified in Emergency Medicine.

Be Fast: Responding to Strokes is a free seminar being held Friday, April 26 at 12 noon in the Shearman Conference Center at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital on Oak Park Boulevard.

Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance, and a light lunch will be provided. For more information or to reserve your seat, please visit www.lcmh.com/seminar or call (337) 494-2936. You can also watch this seminar live by visiting www.lcmh/watch.