November Epilepsy Awareness Month Conferences

Conference to feature guests speakers and topics on epilepsy!

Annual National Epilepsy Awareness Month Conferences celebrates the Northwest epilepsy community by providing presentations from medical and community professionals who work each day to serve families living with epilepsy in the Northwest. Please join us by registering for and attending the Seattle and/or Spokane conferences.

Seattle Conference (webcast available)
Saturday, November 8, 2014   –   8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wright Auditorium
Seattle Children’s Hospital – Seattle, WA

Spokane Conference
Saturday, November 15, 2014   –   10:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Providence Holy Family’s Health Education Center
Providence Holy Family Hospital – Spokane, WA

For more information:
Information by phone: 206-261-6893 or 509-325-1128


Anti-Seizure Medications
Gail Anderson, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutics and Neurological Surgery, University of Washington

Medical Marijuana and Current Impacts on Epilepsy Treatment
Russell Saneto, D.O., Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Neurological Surgery – University of Washington
Neurology, Epilepsy, Mitochondrial Medicine, Developmental Therapeutics – Seattle Children’s Hospital

Epilepsy – Your Questions & Answers (Medical Professional Panel)
Peggy Friel, M.S.W., Retired-Swedish Epilepsy Center
James Owens, M.D., Ph.D.,- Neurology, Epilepsy – Seattle Children’s Hospital
Russell Saneto, D.O., Neurology – Seattle Children’s Hospital

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy – A Conversation Based Upon Risk & Empathy
Jeffrey Buchhalter, M.D.
Director, Comprehensive Children’s Epilepsy Center, Alberta Children’s Hospital
Co-Founder, People Against Mortality in Epilepsy Conference (PAME)