Epilepsy Awareness Month Conference Announced

Oct 21, 2011, 13:56 ET from Epilepsy Foundation Northwest

Medical and Community Professionals Speak about Epilepsy

SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest announces the annual November Epilepsy Awareness Month Conference to be held at the University of Washington Medical Center – Health Sciences Center in Seattle on Saturday, November 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The educational seminars are open to the public and will provide information about a variety of topics surrounding epilepsy.  The speakers and topics for the conference include:

Epilepsy 101
Michael Doherty, M.D., Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Russell Saneto, M.D., Seattle Children's Epilepsy Program

Research and Epilepsy
John Miller, M.D., University of Washington Regional Epilepsy Center

Lisa Moss, Co-Founder, SeizureTracker.com

Nutrition and Epilepsy
Jenny Schoenfeld, ARNP, Swedish Neuroscience Institute

Social Development and Epilepsy
Gayle Fay, Ph.D., Northwest Neuropsychology

Learning and Epilepsy
Molly Warner, Ph.D./ABPP, Seattle Children's Hospital

To register for the conference or for more specific information go to www.EpilepsyNW.org.

About EFNW
The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest (EFNW) leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome challenges created by epilepsy. EFNW is the principal advocate for the epilepsy community in Oregon, Washington, Alaska with support to Montana.  Nearly 136,000 people are living with epilepsy or seizure related disorders in the northwest.

SOURCE Epilepsy Foundation Northwest