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 2, 2013   -   8:30 am – 4:30 pm
William H. Foege Building Auditorium
University of Washington Medical Center – Seattle, WA

Spokane Conference
Saturday, November 9, 2013   -   12:00 pm – 6:00 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

Novel Surgical Approaches to Epilepsy
Jeffery Ojemann, M.D.
Professor, Dept. of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington
Division Chief of Neurosurgery, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Epilepsy 101 and Beyond – Your Questions (Medical Professional Panel)
Gail Anderson, Ph.D. – University of Washington
Jeffery Ojemann, M.D. – University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital
Colin Roberts, M.D. – Pediatric Neurologist, Oregon Health & Science University

The Affordable Health Care Act – Impact on Epilepsy Patients
Howard Jeffries, M.D., MBA, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington
Medical Director, Clinical Effectiveness

SUDEP and Mortality in Epilepsy
John Miller, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Neurology & Neurological Surgery, University of Washington
Medical Director, UW Regional Epilepsy Center – Harborview Medical Center

Individualized Education Plans (IEP’s) – What You Should Know
Heather Franklin, M.Ed.
Director of Special Services, Kiona-Benton School District

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Advancements in Epilepsy Treatment
Timothy Powell, M.D.
Providence Epilepsy Center, Sacred Heart Hospital

Epilepsy and Nutrition
Marie Atkinson, M.D.
Providence Epilepsy Center, Sacred Heart Hospital

Medical Panel: Q & A with Epilepsy Experts
Timothy Powell, M.D. and Marie Atkinson, M.D.

Service Animals: Myths vs Facts
Charlie Bales, Diamonds in the Ruff

Vagal Nerve Stimulator – Is it Right for You
Tyler Whelan, Cyberonics

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