New Jersey Brain Aneurysm and AVM Support Group

Now Meeting Virtually Through GoToMeeting

Patients with brain aneurysms or arteriovenous malformations (AVM) and their family members can meet with their peers to participate in open discussions on managing daily activities which including healthy living, faith and spiritual healing, nutrition and exercise, and more.

This is also your opportunity to reconnect with your caregivers, from EMS/911 operators to ED staff, physicians and nurses.

Our group meets virtually the first Wednesday of alternate months at 2 p.m.

2021 Dates:

Jan. 6, Mar. 3, May 5, July 7, Sept. 1, and Nov. 3

Time: 2 p.m.

To participate, email Sandia Royal at You will be sent a GoToMeeting link via email prior to the meeting.  

Primary Facilitator:

Sandia Royal, MSN, RN, MPA, CCRN
Clinical Nurse Educator

Physician Facilitators:

Gaurav Gupta, MD
Director, Endovascular and Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Sudipta Roychowdhury, MD
Director, MRI and Interventional Neuroradiology
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Schoo

Please visit our website or find us on Facebook.

For questions please contact Sandia at

This photo was sketched by a family member of a brain aneurysm patient.