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Burke Medical Research Institute to Present Free Educational Event on Stroke"

Released November 1, 2011

WHITE PLAINS, NY – November 1, 2011 – In recognition of the opening of the Burke Medical Research Institute’s new scientific research labs on the Burke campus, the Burke Medical Research Institute has announced a free educational series that will focus on various health issues that are of interest to the community and are pertinent to the research being conducted at the Burke Medical Research Institute. The first of the free speaker series events “An Interactive Conversation About Stroke” will take place on Thursday, November 10th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Rosedale Room – Billings (Building 4, second floor.) 

Over the course of the next year, The Burke Medical Research Institute will be hosting additional free educational programs on critical health topics affecting our families and communities.  They will address the science behind these disease states and provide attendees with practical advice from Burke physicians and medical researchers.  There will also be an opportunity to visit the new labs and meet Burke scientists who are broadening the horizon of rehabilitation and medical research everyday right here in the community. The goal of their work is to reduce disability from disease and injury.

The event is free and open to the public, however due to limited seating, preregistration is required.  For additional information about this event or to pre-register, please contact via email or at (914) 597-2222.

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is a private, not-for-profit, acute rehabilitation hospital. Founded in 1915, it is the only hospital in Westchester County dedicated solely to rehabilitation medicine. Burke offers both inpatient and outpatient programs for those who have experienced a disabling illness, traumatic injury or joint replacement surgery. Burke is both an acute rehabilitation hospital and medical research center.  Burke’s world renowned doctors and therapists provide state-of-the-art ­treatment, while its research scientists explore the frontiers of neurological and pulmonary medicine. All share the Burke mission to ensure that every patient makes the fullest possible recovery from illness or injury regardless of their ability to pay.



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