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Epilepsy Education for a Better Life

Epilepsy Education for a Better Life
Comprehensive Epilepsy Management at UI Health Care:
A Program for Patients, Families and the Community

Space is limited; register by May 12, 2017. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Life without seizures is a realistic goal for most epilepsy patients. Get the facts about how to reach that goal by attending a free program presented by national leaders in epilepsy management from UI Health Care.

Learn from University of Iowa Health Care experts as they discuss the latest options in epilepsy care and research, including:

- The advantages of evaluation and treatment at Iowa’s only Level 4 Epilepsy Center
- Preventing sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP)
- Treatment options for seizure control
- The effect of seizures on breathing and the heart
- The importance of cooperative, multidisciplinary care for women with epilepsy
- Parenting and epilepsy
- Surgical options for epilepsy
- Medical marijuana and cannabidiol for treatment of epilepsy
- Advances in epilepsy and SUDEP research at the University of Iowa

And our experts will be happy to answer all of your questions about managing epilepsy.

This free program is open to the public. Enjoy continental breakfast with snacks and beverages while getting the facts about options that are available now.


- Mark Granner, Department of Neurology
- Rup Sainju, Department of Neurology
- Gena Ghearing, Department of Neurology
- George Richerson, Department of Neurology
- Brian Gehlbach, Department of Internal Medicine
- Gordon Buchanan, Department of Neurology
- Brian Dlouhy, Department of Neurosurgery

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Caroline Martin in advance at or 319-384-5094.

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 8:30am to 12:00pm

Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Conference Center 300 East 9th Street, Coralville, IA 52241

Event Type

Health Event, Graduate Professional Development, Communication


Everybody, Community Members, Alumni/Friends


College of Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, University of Iowa Health Care


University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, IowaEpilepsy






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Caroline Martin

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