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2015 Conference Information

Conference Brochure (Available March 2015)

Date: Monday, June 1, 2015

Location: University of Minnesota Continuing Education & Conference Center
1890 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
Directions to the UMN CECC (PDF: 40 KB/1 page)

CME/CE Availability: Continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and dieticians have been applied for through the American Heart Association.


  • Educate attendees on the latest developments in acute stroke treatment and management
  • Learn to apply recent translation research in EMS and pre-hospital care, hospital care, and transitions in care post-acute stroke
  • Provide a networking opportunity for health care professionals, public health professionals, and stroke advocates in Minnesota

Call for Presentation Proposals: The call for presentation proposals is open. The conference planning committee is seeking proposals that address stroke care or one of the following topics related to stroke care: quality, reducing readmissions, patient/public education and engagement, new technologies, EMS and pre-hospital care, acute hospital care, hemorrhagic stroke, or rehabilitation.

Submission deadline: Thursday, January 22, 2015, 5:00 pm CT

Selection notification: Friday, March 13, 2015

For more information download the 2015 Call for Presentation Instructions (PDF: 231 KB/2 pages) and Submission Form (Writable PDF: 79 KB/4 pages).

Please contact Mary Jo at (651) 201-5419 or mary.mehelich@state.mn.us with any questions.

Hotel Accomodations:
A discounted rate of $109 plus tax is available for May 31st and June 1st at the Country Inn & Suites at 2740 Snelling Avenue North, Roseville, Minnesota 55113. For reservations, please call 651-628-3500 and ask for the “2015 Minnesota Stroke Conference  (code 201506MNSC)” rate. Rooms will be available at this rate until April 30, 2015. Please note that this is a new location, less than 1/2 mile south of the hotel offered in previous years.


The Minnesota Stroke Partnership is coordinated by the Minnesota Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Unit at the Minnesota Department of Health.

Click here to visit the HDSP Unit website.


Updated Stroke Guidelines and Best Practices Resource Guide

Updated Stroke Awareness and Education Resource Toolkit

New PSAs - Minnesota Department of Health and AHA/The Ad Council (YouTube)

New Stroke Awareness Print Materials


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James Peacock, PhD, MPH
Epidemiologist Principal
Phone: (651) 201-5405

Mailing Address
Minnesota Department of Health
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul 55164-0882
Fax: (651) 201-5800


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