Wellness & Epilepsy Conference
 


The 2014 Wellness & Epilepsy Conference was once again an informative and inspiring event. Thank you to all of our speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, volunteers, and attendees for your participation! The date and location for the 2015 conference will be added to this web page as soon as they are confirmed.


KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Phil Gattone, President and CEO of Epilepsy Foundation 
Sponsored by St. John Providence Health System

Watch Phil Gattone's Keynote Address

Presentation Slides




 

2014 Wellness & Epilepsy Conference: Videotaped Sessions

Current Trends in Epilepsy Research, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Patricia Osborne Shafer, RN, MN - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center     Presentation Slides

Epilepsy Open Forum
Brien Smith, MD - Spectrum Health
Seth DeVries, MD - Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

The Best (and Worst) of Epilepsy
Amer Aboukasm, MD - St. John Providence Health System
Iqbal Allarakhia, MD - St. John Providence Health System
Cassandra Emerson - adult with epilepsy
Janet Weisz - parent of a teen with epilepsy

Advances in Epilepsy Surgery
Ellen Air, MD, PhD - Henry Ford Health System     Presentation Slides


THANK YOU TO OUR 2014 SPONSORS:
 
Premier Keynote Sponsor
St. John Providence Health System

Health & Resource Fair Sponsor
University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

Premier Wellness Sponsor
Spectrum Health

Networking Sponsor
Henry Ford Medical Group

Wellness Partner
Cyberonics

Wellness Partner
Upsher-Smith 

Wellness Partner
Sunovion

Wellness Partner
Lundbeck

Session Sponsor
DMC Harper University Hospital

Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan’s acceptance of this support does not constitute an endorsement of their products or services, and this support will in no way influence the content of the conference presentations. The planning committee and presenters have declared no conflict of interest.
 

2013 Wellness & Epilepsy Conference: Videotaped Sessions

Keynote Address: Diane Van Deren - Champion Ultrarunner

Current Trends in Epilepsy Research, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Ruggero Serafini, MD, PhD - Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center     Presentation Slides
William Stacey, MD, PhD - University of Michigan Health System     Presentation Slides

Antiseizure Medications: Striving for "No Seizures, No Side Effects"
Andrew Zillgitt, DO - Henry Ford Health System     Presentation Slides
David Burdette, MD - St. John Providence Health System     Presentation Slides
Jules Constantinou, MD - Henry Ford Health System     Presentation Slides

Safety and Independence: The Epilepsy Balancing Act
Simon Glynn, MD - University of Michigan Health System
Renee Shellhaas, MD, MS - University of Michigan Health System

Adult Open Forum
Brien Smith, MD - Spectrum Health
 

Martha Curtis  gave an inspiring Keynote Address at the 2012 conference. Watch her Keynote Address.