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Educational Conferences

Our 2020 Epilepsy Foundation Oregon Educational conferences will be a two day event this year held on November 13th and 14th. The conference will be held virtually and will be available on Zoom, Facebook Live and will also be posted on other social media channels. Every year hundreds of people attend these free conferences to learn about treatments, medication and social issues relating to epilepsy

Oregon Epilepsy Awareness Conference
Friday, November 13th
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6:30 p.m.    Introduction along with Special Guest Miles Levin creator of the Short Film “Under The Lights”
Aric Hareland, Epilepsy Foundation Oregon

7:15 p.m.     PNES (Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures)
Dr. Lia Ernst – Oregon Health Science University, Portland

7:50 p.m.   CBD/Epidiolex
Dr. Jeffery Frank Peace Health/Pediatrics, Eugene Oregon

Oregon Epilepsy Awareness Conference
Saturday, November 14th
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9:00 a.m. Surgical Therapies
Dr. Seth Oliveria M.D.,Ph.D

Director of Functional Neurosurgery, Providence Brain and Spine Institute

9:40 a.m. Mental Health in Epilepsy
Vanessa Hara Psy.D,
Providence Portland Medical Center

10:20 a.m. Updates in Medication and Treatments for Epilepsy
Dr. Gurjeet Singh, Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

11:00 a.m. Sponsor Recognition/Break/Networking/Vendor Tables/Lunch

11:15 a.m. SUDEP: Power is Knowledge 
Sally Schaeffer, Epilepsy Foundation/SUDEP Institute

12:00pm  Seizure Dogs: All You Need To Know
Tonya DiPilla, Canine Partners for Life
Associate Director of Development and Communications


Check out Upcoming Events for more information.

Videos from past conferences can be found on the EFOR YouTube page at: