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Epilepsy Education Day

Epilepsy Education Day

Join us for a fabulous day of learning from experts and sharing with others living with epilepsy. Registration is required.

May 27, 2017

Van Dusen Garden

Floral Room

8:45 am - 1:00 pm

Only $5

Registration required, click here:  Epilepsy Education Day  

REGISTRATION 8:45 AM
PRESENTATIONS:

9:00 AM

Precision Treatment for Epilepsy in 2017: Dr. Mary Connolly, MB, BCh, BAO, FRCP(C), FRCP(I), FRCP(Edin)

Dr Connolly is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology, Division Head, Department of Pediatrics, and Head of the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program at BC Children’s Hospital and The University of British Columbia (UBC). 

9:45 AM

Epilepsy and Mental Health: Dr. Islam Hassan, MBChB, MMedSc, MRCP(UK), MRCPsych, FRANZCP, FRCPC

Dr. Hassan is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neuropsychiatry at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist within the adult Epilepsy Program at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and the BC Neuropsychiatry Program at UBC Hospital. 

10:30 AM

Dietary Therapies - Ketogenic & Other: Dr. Linda Huh, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Huh is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital (BCCH).  She is the director of the BCCH Ketogenic Diet program and the UBC Pediatric Neurology residency program. 

11:45 AM

Facts About Cannabidiol (CBD): Dr. Chantelle Hrazdil, MD, FRCPCDr. Hrazdil is a Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Division of Neurology and member of the Vancouver General Hospital Epilepsy Program including the Epilepsy Clinic and the Seizure Investigation Clinic. 

LUNCH & AGM 12:30 PM

Entrance to gardens included

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