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The Epilepsy Patient Symposium 2020

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DoubleTree by Hilton Birmingham Perimeter Park

8 Perimeter Park South

Birmingham, AL 35243

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The goal of "The Epilepsy Patient Symposium 2020" is to provide an opportunity for the public to receive current information about epilepsy and seizures, treatments, safety plans, and the day-to-day experiences associated with epilepsy and seizure disorders. We also aim to create a sense of community and provide knowledge for those living with or alongside someone with epilepsy.

This symposium is tailored for:

  • People with epilepsy and seizure disorders
  • Parents
  • Caregivers
  • Family Members
  • Community Members
  • Individuals interested in learning about epilepsy

Topics will include:

  • How do epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat epilepsy - Tyler E. Gaston, MD
  • Epilepsy genetics: What patients should know - Martina Bebin, MD
  • Management of seizures at home and seizure safety plans - Ashley E. Thomas, MD
  • Mood, Stress and epilepsy - Leslie E. Grayson, MD
  • Woman issues in epilepsy - Jennifer DeWolfe, MD
  • New anti-seizure medications - Jerzy Szaflarski, MD, PhD
  • Devices and wearable technology for epilepsy - Wolfgang Muhlhofer, MD
  • Epilepsy self management (nurse/SW Lecture) - Elizabeth K. Ritchey, MSN, AGACNP-BC

*All topics are geared directly towards patients and will be presented in easy to understand information

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DoubleTree by Hilton Birmingham Perimeter Park

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Birmingham, AL 35243

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