Anchorage Epilepsy Conference Announced

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SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest announces an epilepsy educational conference to be held Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the BP Energy Center in Anchorage. The conference is free and open to the public. For registration and more information, go to or

The conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature presentations on epilepsy medications, treatments, neuroimaging, a medical panel for questions, and a Studio E Art Therapy session.

Speakers include epileptologists Dr. David Buckland of Mat-Su Regional Medical Center, Dr. Edward "Rusty" Novotny of the University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital, and Anchorage neurologist Dr. Scot Hines of the Alaska Native Medical Center/Coastal Neurology. The Studio E Art Therapy session will be presented by Anchorage art therapist Katie Kadjan Bell, LPC, ATR.

"Current information and training in epilepsy will be presented at this conference," said Brent Herrmann, EFNW CEO. "People with epilepsy, their families and friends, members of the medical community and service organizations, and the general public are welcomed to attend."

About EFNW:
The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest (EFNW) leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome challenges created by epilepsy. EFNW is the principal advocate for the epilepsy community in Oregon, Washington, Alaska with support to northern Idaho and western Montana. Nearly 136,000 people are living with epilepsy or seizure related disorders in the Northwest.

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