Stroke


Nicole R. Villemarette-Pittman, Ph.D.

Nicole R. Villemarette-Pittman, Ph.D.

Nicole R. Villemarette-Pittman, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Research in Neurology and serves as Administrative Director of Research for the LSUHSC-NO Department of Neurology and for the LSUHSC-NO Epilepsy Center. She is the coordinator for Resident/Fellow Quality Improvement Projects in the Department of Neurology. Dr. Villemarette-Pittman teaches in the Evidence-based Medicine Lecture Series designed by the AAN, the Research Lecture Series and the Cognitive/Behavioral...

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Steven Small, Ph.D., M.D.

Steven Small, Ph.D., M.D.

Steven L. Small, Ph.D., M.D., is Professor of Neurology, and Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). He studied mathematics at Dartmouth College where he received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude. He studied cognitive science and artificial intelligence at the University of Maryland, and received his Ph.D. in computer science, developing a computer model of human language comprehension. Following...

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Kenneth M. Heilman, M.D., FAAN, FANA

Kenneth M. Heilman, M.D., FAAN, FANA

Dr. Kenneth M. Heilman is currently Professor Emeritus in the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Virginia, followed by two years training in Internal Medicine at Cornell University Medical Center (Bellevue). During the Vietnam War he joined the Air Force as Chief of Medicine at NATO Hospital, Izmir, Turkey. After his...

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Stephanie K. Daniels, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Stephanie K. Daniels, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Stephanie K. Daniels, PhD, CCC-SLP is a Professor and Vice-Chair in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Houston, and a research speech pathologist at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree at East Texas State University in Commerce, Texas and her Masters of Science degree University of Texas at Dallas-Callier Center,...

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Katherine H. Smith, M.D.

Katherine H. Smith, M.D.

Dr. Smith is a neurologist and psychiatrist with specialized fellowship training in sleep medicine. She is board certified in neurology and psychiatry; sleep medicine and behavioral sleep medicine; behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry. Dr. Smith has worked in a variety of healthcare settings in the public and private sector. Her leadership positions include serving as a medical director at the Metropolitan Human Services District. Dr. Smith...

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David Robinson, R.T. (R)(MR)(CT)(MRSO)

David Robinson, R.T. (R)(MR)(CT)(MRSO)

David Robinson, R.T. (R)(MR)(CT)(MRSO) is the director of imaging services for Doctors Imaging in Metairie, Louisiana. David has extensive experience in brain imaging, including development of projects and applications for advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). His current work includes clinical and research program development and coordination of advanced imaging services. He has done independent MRI development projects and applications for Picker-Marconi/Phillips, Toshiba, Hitachi and Siemens....

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Khater Salomon

Khater Salomon

Creating fun-filled sports activities that enhance wellness and empower individuals to maximize their physical capabilities is the objective of Khater Salomon, inventor of the patented Turn 2 Blue instructional devices and developer of the teaching method bearing the name of his product. Over the past 38 years he has successfully taught hundreds of students of all ages how to improve their skills in the sports...

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Digvijaya Navalkele, M.D., MPH

Digvijaya Navalkele, M.D., MPH

Dr. Navalkele, or “Dr. Digs” is currently Co-Director of Neurology and the Stroke Service at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans, and Stroke Director at New Orleans East Hospital.  She also serves as the Louisiana Emergency Response Network [LERN] Stroke Champion for Region 3.  Dr. Digs earned her medical degree at Grant Medical College in India.  She completed residency training in Neurology at University of Texas...

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Sheryl Martin-Schild, M.D., Ph.D., FANA, FAHA

Sheryl Martin-Schild, M.D., Ph.D., FANA, FAHA

Dr. Martin-Schild graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine, while also obtaining her PhD in Neuroscience. Dr. Martin-Schild completed a combined internal medicine and neurology residency at Tulane University School of Medicine, followed by fellowship training in Vascular Neurology and clinical research in Vascular Neurology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Martin-Schild founded and directed the Stroke Program...

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Davlin Marshall, Sr.

Davlin Marshall, Sr.

Davlin Marshall, Sr. is the founder and director of Drive Performance, LLC. Davlin was born and raised in New Orleans. He graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh with a degree in Psychology with certification of completion in Health Sciences. While completing his undergraduate degree at Duquesne he was a member of the basketball team and also studied Physician Assistant courses.   Davlin worked for 5...

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