SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest announces two regional conferences this month celebrating National November Epilepsy Awareness Month. The conferences will be held in Seattle, Wash. and Spokane, Wash., and are free and open to the public.

The conference in Seattle will be on Saturday, November 7, 2015 in Kane Hall at the University of Washington from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Keynote speaker, Dr. Martha Morrell of Stanford University and Chief Medical Office for NeuroPace, will present on the topic of “Neuro Stimulation in the Treatment of Epilepsy.”

Morrell will be joined by other medical and education professionals presenting on a variety of topics relating to epilepsy including “Trends in Medication,” “Seizure Support Dogs,” “College Resources for Students with Epilepsy,” and “Nutrition and Epilepsy.” The Seattle conference will be available via web-cast.

To register for the Seattle Conference go to: http://www.SeattleConference.org/.

The conference in Spokane will be held on Saturday, November 14 at the Health Education Center at the Providence Holy Family Hospital from 8:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Dr. Timothy Powell will present on the “Science Behind Medications,” and Dr. Gregory MacDonald will present on “Cannabis & Epilepsy.” Other topics include “Nutrition and Epilepsy,” and “Owning Your Epilepsy.”

To register for the Spokane Conference go to: http://www.SpokaneConference.org/.

For more information about the Epilepsy Foundation Northwest or both conferences, go to http://www.EpilepsyNW.org/.

The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest (EFNW) leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome challenges created by epilepsy. EFNW is the principal supporting agency for 136,000 people with epilepsy in the Northwest. For more information go to: http://www.EpilepsyNW.org/.

TWITTER: @EpilepsyNW

*LOGO: Send2Press.com/mediaboom/15-0520-epilepsyNW-300dpi.jpg

News issued by: Epilepsy Foundation Northwest

Epilepsy Foundation Northwest

Original Image: https://www.send2press.com/mediaboom/15-0520-epilepsyNW-500×375.jpg

# # #

Original Story ID: 2015-1102-04 (10629) :: conference-highlights-epilepsy-awareness-and-topics-2015-1102-04

Original Keywords: Dr. Martha Morrell of Stanford University and Chief Medical Office for NeuroPace, Dr. Gregory MacDonald, people with epilepsy in the Northwest, Nutrition and Epilepsy Epilepsy Foundation Northwest Seattle Washington SEATTLE, Wash.

Alternate Headline: Epilepsy Awareness Month 2015: Seattle Conference Highlights Epilepsy Awareness and Topics

NEWS ARCHIVE NOTE: this archival news content, issued by the news source via Send2Press Newswire, was originally located in the Send2Press® 2004-2015 2.0 news platform and has been permanently converted/moved (and redirected) into our 3.0 platform. Also note the story “reads” counter (bottom of page) does not include any data prior to Oct. 30, 2016. This press release was originally published/issued: Mon, 02 Nov 2015 14:37:51 +0000

Original Shortcode for Story: https://i.send2press.com/E3noK

News Source: Epilepsy Foundation Northwest