Advances in Neurology 2020

Advances in Neurology 2020

A Comprehensive CME/CNE Conference


Saturday, April 18th, 2020
7:00am to 6:00pm


The Elizabeth Hotel, Autograph Collection
111 Chestnut Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Now Open

Program Overview

Advances in Neurology is a full-day CME/CNE event that will provide an update on diagnostic processes, multidisciplinary approaches, and innovative management strategies in the most relevant areas of neurology. Through didactic lectures, case presentations, and interactive panel discussions with expert clinicians, attendees will review cutting edge principles of the care of adults and children living with neurologic disorders. This meeting was designed for all practicing providers to provide a review of clinical neurology with emphasis on multidisciplinary care and recent advances in patient management.


7:00 am – 7:30 am: Registration and Breakfast

7:30 am – 8:00 am: Welcome and Pre-Program Assessment Module – Augusto Miravalle, MD, FAAN and Tamara Miller, MD

8:00 am – 8:30 am: Headache/Migraine – Tamara Miller, MD

8:30 am – 9:00 am: Epilepsy – Jill Olson, MD

9:00 am – 9:30 am: Stroke – Brian Kaiser, DO

9:30 am – 10:00 am: Break in Exhibit Hall

10:00 am – 11:00 am: Multiple Sclerosis – Joy DeJong Lago, PhD; Felecia Hart, PharmD, MSCS and Sara Schaefer, NP

11:00 am – 11:30 am: Neuromyelitis Optica – Augusto Miravalle, MD, FAAN

11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Spinal Muscular Atrophy – Julie Parsons, MD

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Parkinson’s Disease – Ryan Barmore, MD; Blythe LaGasse, PhD and Jennifer Wright, DPT

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Myasthenia Gravis – Sarah Yang, MD

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Break in Exhibit Hall

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Brain Health – Christopher M. Filley, MD

5:00pm – 6:00 pm: Networking Reception Sponsored by the National MS Society, CO/WY Healthcare Provider Council


Tamara Miller, MD
Advanced Neurology of Colorado
Fort Collins, CO

Augusto Miravalle, MD, FAAN
Advanced Neurology of Colorado
Fort Collins, CO


Ryan Barmore, MD
Banner Health
Greenly, CO

Joy DeJong Lago, PhD
Clinical Neuropsychologist
University of Colorado Health Northern Colorado
Fort Collins, CO

Christopher M. Filley, MD
Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
Senior Scientific Advisor
Marcus Institute for Brain Health
Aurora, CO

Felecia Hart, PharmD, MSCS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Billings Clinic Neurology and Rheumatology
Billings Clinic Downtown
Billings, MT

Brian Kaiser, DO
UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital
Fort Collins, CO

Blythe LaGasse, PhD
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

Jill Olson, MD
Advanced Neurology of Colorado
Fort Collins, CO

Julie Parsons, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology
Haberfeld Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neuromuscular Disorders
Co-Director, Neuromuscular Clinic
Children’s Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO

Sara Schaefer, NP
Nurse Practitioner Neurology
University of Colorado Health Northern Colorado
Fort Collins, CO

Jennifer Wright, DPT
Advanced Spine Physical Therapy
Fort Collins, CO

Sarah Yang, MD
Banner Health
Greenly, CO


Joint Accreditation Standards for Commercial Support

Screen Shot 2018-12-11 at 12.19.42 PMIn support of improving patient care, AcademicCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement

AcademicCME designates this live material for a maximum of 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AcademicCME designates this live material for a maximum of 7.50 CNE contact hours. AcademicCME’s ANCC provider number is P0491.

CE Inquiries/Special Needs

For all CME inquiries or special needs, please contact [email protected] or 610-687-3300.

Registration Information

This CME conference is complimentary. There is no fee associated with attending this activity. Pre-registration is encouraged.


This meeting will be dedicated to the memory of Roberto “Bocha” Marcos, MD, a superb clinician, inspirational mentor and engaged educator.


Provided by AcademicCME