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 Working Group 

Members of the Working Group are international experts and key leaders in the field of stroke. In consultation with the WSO Board of Directors, they serve as the advisory body providing technical expertise, recommendations and guidance in the execution of the campaign. They represent the various sectors in the coordinated response to stroke including academia, stroke support societies, research institutes, medical and scientific communities, and WSO individual members.

Erin Lalor, PhD
Chair, World Stroke Campaign
Chief Executive Officer, National Stroke Foundation
Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

Stephen Davis, MD, FRCP, Edin FRACP
President, World Stroke Organization
Director, Melbourne Brain Centre at the Royal Melbourne Hospital
University of Melbourne
Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

Bo Norrving, MD, PhD
Immediate Past-President, World Stroke Organization
Professor, Department of Clinical Neuroscience
Lund University Hospital, Lund, SWEDEN

Rufus Akinyemi, MBBS, MSc, MWACP, FMCP

Division of Neurology,
Department of Medicine
Federal Medical Centre
Abeokuta, NIGERIA

Markku Kaste, MD, PhD, FAHA, FESO
Professor Emeritus and Past Chairman
Department of Neurology, University of Helsinki
Helsinki, FINLAND

Patrice Lindsay, RN, PhD
Director, Best Practices and Performance, Stroke
Heart and Stroke Foundation|Fondation des maladies du coeur et de l'AVC
Toronto, CANADA 

Sheila Cristina Ouriques Martins, MD, PhD
President, Brazilian Stroke Network and Brazilian Stroke Society
Hospital Moinhos de Vento and Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Allegre
Porto Allegre, BRAZIL

Meredith Nguyen, MSPT, MBA
Director, American Stroke Association
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
National Center
Dallas, Texas, USA

Jeyaraj D. Pandian, MD, DM, FRACP
Immediate Past Chair, World Stroke Campaign
Professor, Christian Medical College
Ludhiana, INDIA

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