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Michael J. Fox Foundation holds Parkinson’s program at Putnam Hospital Center

Posted: 3/9/2018

Celebrated actor Michael J. Fox is known just as much for his starring roles in “Back to the Future” and “Spin City” as he is as a spokesperson and activist for Parkinson’s research. Fox, who was diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson’s disease in 1991 at age 30, launched the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research in 2000 to both find a cure and develop therapies for those living with the neurodegenerative disorder. The foundation’s advancement officers, Nicole Prisco and Mary McQuillen, will ...

Northern Dutchess Hospital offers new stroke support group

Posted: 4/5/2017

A new Stroke Support Group for survivors and their families will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Northern Dutchess Hospital, 6511 Springbrook Ave. The support group offers the opportunity to share experiences and discuss the physical, social, emotional and psychological impacts of stroke in a supportive environment. There is no cost to attend. The meetings will be held in the dining room of the Paul Rosenthal Rehabilitation Center at the hospital. Caregivers are also welcome....

Health Quest adds neurologist to Kingston medical practice

Posted: 8/31/2016

Dr. Julio Vieira recently joined Health Quest Medical Practice’s Kingston Neurology practice and the medical staff of Northern Dutchess Hospital. Vieira of New Paltz specializes in the treatment of headache, facial pain and stroke. He is a multilingual neurologist, trained in neuroscience and epidemiology with international medical experience. Most recently, he completed a fellowship and research at Montefiore Headache Center in New York City through Albert Einstein College of Medicine on headache and f...

Northern Dutchess Hospital’s stroke care given Gold Plus status

Posted: 6/18/2015

Northern Dutchess Hospital was recently recognized for its high standard of emergency stroke care as the recipient of Get with the Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award comes from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association based on how fast, safely and effectively Northern Dutchess treated stroke patients, including the critical time between a patient’s arrival in the emergency department and administration of a clot-busting drug called tPA. “This award ensur...

Listen to Dr. Alison Nohara on WAMC's Medical Monday

Posted: 3/31/2015

Listen to Medical Monday with Dr. Alison Nohara. She’s an interventional neuroradiologist with Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. She specializes in minimally invasive, image-based procedures used in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the head, neck and spine. Learn how to recognize a stroke and what the latest medical advances are in the area of NeuroInterventional Surgery. Listen Now>

New Vassar Technology Saves Stroke Victim

Posted: 3/23/2015

Vassar Brothers Medical Center recently formed a new Division of NeuroInterventional Surgery intended for advanced stroke care. Its first patient, as well as the director of the program, attest to its success thus far. Read the story and watch the video on Poughkeepsie Journal's website. Read Ms. Bontempo's first-person account of her recovery following surgery. Photo credit: Alex H. Wagner/Poughkeepsie Journal

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