Heather Fullerton, MD
Dr. Fullerton is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Dual boarded in child and vascular neurology, she is the Director of the UCSF Pediatric Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Center, which she established in 2006. She also directs the UCSF Stroke Sciences Group, a division of 7 stroke investigators and 10 research staff first established by Dr. Clay Johnston, an adult stroke neurologist and epidemiologist. At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
• Discuss the most common causes of ischemic stroke in previously healthy children.
• List the different cerebral arteriopathies seen in children and discuss their risk factors and treatment.
Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, pharmacists,and physician assistants.
In accordance with the ACCME Essentials and Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting at this educational activity is required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the healthcare industry. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices are asked to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation. Dr. Fullerton does not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Medicine: Credit Statement
The Medical University of South Carolina designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.