Epilepsy Foundation

Tue, Jan 13th, 2015
The 2015 Learn & Share Conference Call Schedule is Complete…Sign Up Now!
Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan is very grateful for the abundance of epilepsy experts in this state and for the continued contributions we get from them through our Learn & Share Conference Calls. This year’s schedule features several guest speakers who are new to the program, along with a great selection of topics. Don’t miss out on these unique opportunities to learn from expert speakers and from other participants. Register online or contact Russ Derry at 800-377-6226 ext. 1302 to sign up (if you plan to register for several calls, it’s easier to call or email Russ). We hope you can join us for one or more of these calls!

2015 Schedule

Date & Time Topic Speaker(s)
February 4
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Diagnosis & Treatment of Pediatric Epilepsy Aimee Luat, MD – pediatric epileptologist
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
March 4
noon – 1:30 pm
Stress Management & Relaxation Techniques Andrea Thomas, MA, LLP – psychologist
Henry Ford Health System
April 1
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Residential Options for Adults with Epilepsy Linda Brown – Housing Resource Consultant
Community Housing Network
May 6
noon – 1:30 pm
Public Policy Priorities: Advocating for Michigan’s Epilepsy Community Arlene Gorelick, MPH – President
Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan
Betsy Weihl – Partner
RWC Advocacy
June 3
6:00 – 7:30 pm
EEG and the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Judy Ahn Ewing, R. EEG/EP T., CNIM, CLTM
Amer Aboukasm, MD – epileptologist
St. John Providence Health System
July 1
noon – 1:30 pm
Epilepsy Self-Management Toya Malone, MD – epileptologist
Bronson Neuroscience Center
August 5
noon – 1:30 pm
Epilepsy in Adolescents Naznin Mahmood, MD – pediatric epileptologist
Henry Ford Health System
September 2
noon – 1:30 pm
Cognitive Function & Epilepsy David Nyenhuis, PhD – neuropsychologist
Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences
October 7
noon – 1:30 pm
Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Epilepsy Temenuzhka Mihaylova MD, PhD – epileptologist
University of Michigan Health System
November 14
No Call
Wellness & Epilepsy Conference No Learn & Share Conference Call scheduled
December 2
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Neurological Conditions Associated with Epilepsy Satya Narayanan Ramiah, DO – epileptologist
Spectrum Health
For more information about the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan, please visit our website at
www.epilepsymichigan.org • Here for You Helpline (800) 377-6226