Epilepsy Symposium


Session 1

9-9:10 a.m.

Edward Novotny, MD

9:10-9:15 a.m.

Overview of Epilepsy Journey: Case Presentation
Lisa Akiyama, MD

9:15-9:35 a.m.

A Place to Start: The First Seizure Evaluation
Susanna Fenstermacher, ARNP

9:35-9:55 a.m.

EDI in the EMU/Advances in EMU Experience
Priya Monrad, MD

9:55- 10:15 a.m.

Evaluation of Brain Function (fMRI, Neuropsychology Assessment, Functional Testing)
Kristina Patrick, PhD

10:15-10:45 a.m.


Epilepsy Perspective – VNS, RNS, DBS
Xiuhua Bozarth, MD, PhD

Surgical Perspective
Hannah Goldstein, MD

10:45-11 a.m.

Panel Q&A

11-11:15 a.m.

Coffee break


Session 2


Edward Novotny, MD

11:20-11:40 a.m.

Hemimegalencephaly and Dysplasias
Ghayda Mirzaa, MD


Advances in Management of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Stephanie Randle, MD

Noon- 12:20 p.m.

Surgical Approach for Resection: sEEG, LITT, Lesion/Lobectomy, Hemispherectomy
Jason Hauptman, MD, PhD

12:20-12:45 p.m.

Panel Q&A

12:45-1:15 p.m.



Session 3

1:15-1:20 p.m.

Overview of Nonsurgical Management of Epilepsy
Edward Novotny, MD

1:20- 1:40 p.m.

Medication Management of Epilepsy
James Owens, MD, PhD

1:40-2 p.m.

Dietary Therapy and the Role in Epilepsy Management
Jason Lockrow, MD, PhD

2-2:20 p.m.

Psychiatric Comorbidities Associated with Epilepsy
Lorie Hamiwka, MD

2:20-2:40 p.m.

Advances in Treatment of Epilepsy and Clinical Trials at SCH
Russell Saneto, MD

2:40-3 p.m.

Panel Q&A