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“Innovations in Epilepsy” Daily Virtual Webinar Series

May 21, 2020 | By |

 

WEBINAR SCHEDULE: JUNE 15-19, 2020

This one-week series of daily webinars was created by the Epilepsy Foundation Orange County with our partners in Orange County and elsewhere. It was created for individuals and
families affected by epilepsy and their loved ones and caregivers in Orange County and beyond!

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MONDAY, JUNE 15: Noon – 1:30 pm
INNOVATIONS IN TELEMEDICINE DUE TO COVID-19

How Orange County and the epilepsy world are reacting to COVID-19; COVID-19 and epilepsy: Facts & Fears
Parshaw J. Dorriz, MD – Chief of the Dept. of Neurology, Mission Hospital, Executive Co-Medical Director, MNI, Site Medical Director of Epilepsy and the EMU, Mission Hospital, EFOC Professional Advisory Board Member
 
 

TUESDAY, JUNE 16: Noon – 1:30 pm
WE KNOW WHERE WE’VE BEEN. DO WE KNOW WHERE WE ARE GOING?

Eye-opening solutions to for detecting seizures, adhering to meds and improving patient care Sonya Dumanis, PhD, Senior Director of Innovation, Epilepsy Foundation
 
 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
WHAT’S NEW IN EPILEPSY TREATMENT

New treatment options and rescue medications, advances in existing therapies, and what’s in the pipeline
James Park, MD – HOAG Epileptologist, EFOC Professional Advisory Board Member
 
 

THURSDAY, JUNE 18: Webinar #1 5:00 – 6:30pm
THE NEXT FRONTIER IN TRANSITIONS OF CARE

Developing self-management tools to aid in independence during transitions from pediatric to adult care
Mary Zupanc, MD – CHOC Epileptologist, Chief Neurology Strategy Officer, CHOC Co-Director of Neurosciences Institute, EFOC Professional Advisory Board Member
 
 

THURSDAY, JUNE 18: Webinar #2 7:00 – 8:30pm
A TELEHEALTH SOLUTION FOR COGNITIVE CHALLENGES IN EPILEPSY

Epilepsy researchers make the leap from science to real world solutions for people living with epilepsy
Elaine T. Kiriakopoulos, MD, MSc – Co-Director, HOBSCOTCH Institute for Cognition in Epilepsy Dartmouth- Hitchcock Epilepsy Center, Assistant Professor of Neurology Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
 
 

FRIDAY, JUNE 19: *2 Part Webinar* 12:00 – 1:00 Pediatric Focused & 1:30 – 2:30 Adult Focused
DIETARY THERAPIES FOR EPILEPSY: NEW RESEARCH & NEW STRATEGIES

What we’ve learned about the ketogenic diet; it’s variants and healthy eating in the management of epilepsy for both children and adults
Beth Zupec-Kania, RDN, CD – Consultant to the Charlie Foundation