WSU-Premier Health Neuroscience Institute, Timothy C. Cope, Ph.D., Director
the brain

Frontiers in Epilepsy

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Registration: 10:30 a.m.
Symposium: 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Lunch: 12:45 p.m.

Sinclair Conference Center, Sinclair Community College
301 W. Fourth Street, Dayton OH 45402

Park in Lot C underground parking garage on Fourth Street (under Building 12).

Program Objectives

As a result of this symposium, the participants will be able to:

  • Name the areas undergoing rapid development in the care of epilepsy patients
  • List the factors besides seizures that impact quality of life for epilepsy patients
  • Describe West Syndrome diagnosis and causes
  • Name the most promising areas of research in West Syndrome
  • Relate to common clinical problems associated with managing epilepsy patients

Keynote Speaker


"West Syndrome: The Roadmap for Cure"

Solomon L. Moshé, M.D. 
Charles Frost Chair in Neurosurgery and Neurology
Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Pediatrics
Vice Chair, Department of Neurology
Director of Pediatric Neurology, and Director Clinical Neurophysiology,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York City, N.Y. 


Guest Speakers

J. Layne Moore, M.D., M.P.H.
"The New Frontiers in Epilepsy"

J. Layne Moore, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Programs,
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio
Medical Director of the EMU/EEG
Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio

Gogi Kumar, M.D.


"From the Trenches: A Clinician’s Perspective"

Gogi Kumar, M.D.
Medical Director
Child Neurology
Dayton Children’s Hospital, Dayton, Ohio

Barbara L. Phillips, M.D.
"Epilepsy Therapy: The Newest Drugs"

Barbara L. Phillips, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology,
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

Continuing Education Credits 


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Wright State University (WSU) and Premier Health. WSU is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. WSU designated this live activity for 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ADA statement

Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If a participant is in need of special accommodations or has specific dietary restrictions, please contact the Continuing Medical Education office at 937.208.3851 or email no later than September 30, 2014.

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