Northwest Epilepsy Conference to Highlight

Oct 28, 2011, 08:00 ET from Epilepsy Foundation Northwest Founder, Lisa Moss to Keynote

SEATTLE, Oct. 28, 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 am to 4:30 pm.  The educational seminars are open to the public and will provide information about a variety of topics surrounding epilepsy.

Lisa Moss, Co-Founder, will be the headline speaker for the conference.

After an unsatisfying Internet search for an online tool to help track multiple daily seizures experienced by their son, Lisa and Rob Moss developed as a free resource to the epilepsy community.

Other speakers for the conference include:

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

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

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

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