Living with Epilepsy: Bay Area – Woman and Epilepsy

Date/Time
July 22, 2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location
Eden Medical Center
20103 Lake Chabot Road
Castro Valley CA


Educational day for patients and families with physician and clinician speakers, a panel and Q&A session.

Schedule

9:00-9:30 – Light breakfast, registration

9:30-10:00 – Introduction 

10:00 – 10:45 – Speaker: Epilepsy 101

10: 45 – 11:30 – Speaker: Topic TBD

11:30 – 12:30 – Breakout session/ lunch

12:30 – 1:15: Speaker: Epilepsy and Pregnancy

1:15 – 1:45 – Panel

1:45 – 2:00 Closing remarks

 

Speakers

Kimford J. Meador, MD

Dr. Meador is a Professor of Neurology and Neurosciences at Stanford University, and Clinical Director, Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Dr. Meador graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Applied Biology (with high honor) and received his MD from the Medical College of Georgia. After an internship at the University of Virginia and service as an officer in the Public Health Corps, he completed a residency in Neurology at the Medical College of Georgia and a fellowship in Behavioral Neurology at the University of Florida. Dr. Meador joined the faculty at the Medical College of Georgia (1984-2002) where he became the Charbonnier Professor of Neurology. He was the Chair of Neurology at Georgetown University (2002-2004), the Melvin Greer Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at the University of Florida (2004-2008) where he served as Director of Epilepsy Program and Director of the Clinical Alzheimer Research Program, and Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at Emory University (2008-2013) where he served as Director of Epilepsy and of Clinical Neurocience Research. He joined the faculty of Stanford University in 2013.

 

Babak Razavi, MD, PhD

Dr. Razavi is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosciences  at Stanford University. Dr. Razavi’s clinical interests are in medically refractory epilepsies and using high density EEG (electroencephalogram) for better localization of seizure foci. His research areas include using engineering techniques for analyzing EEGs, medical devices for evaluation and treatment of epilepsy, and using seizures as a model for understanding consciousness.

 

 

 

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