Merrill P. Spencer, M.D. Lectureship

Merrill P. Spencer, M.D. Lectureship

The Merrill P. Spencer, M.D. Endowed Lectureship enables Swedish Neuroscience Institute to bring nationally renowned experts to Seattle to share their expertise with the medical community. This annual lecture, offered in conjunction with the annual Cerebrovascular Symposium, focuses on the latest innovations in vascular and neuro-related medicine.

This lectureship was established to honor the memory of Merrill P. Spencer, M.D. who enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a physician, professor, researcher and innovator. He earned an international reputation for his groundbreaking work with Doppler ultrasound technology, and was a pioneer in stroke prevention.

Video Library: Merrill P. Spencer, M.D. Lectureship


Neal F. Kassell, M.D.
MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound: Brain Applications
Presented May 17, 2012


Hugh Markus, B.M., B.Ch., D.M., FRCP
Embolism and Stroke
Presented May 12, 2011


Michael A. De Georgia, M.D., FACP, FAHA, FCCM
Struck Down: The Collision of Stroke and World History
Presented May 13, 2010


Rune Aaslid, Ph.D.
Applied Cerebrovascular Physiology
Presented June 18, 2009


Daniel F. Hanley, M.D.
Advancing the Treatment of Intracranial Hemorrhage: tPA, Ultrasound and Other Neurosurgical Techniques
Presented June 19, 2008


James C. Grotta, M.D.
The Intersection of Neurology and Cardiology - What we are learning
Presented December 7, 2006

Contact Information

Swedish Cerebrovascular Center
550 17th Avenue
Suite 110
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-320-3470
Fax: 206-320-3471
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