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  • New Frontiers in Therapy + Care for Women with Epilepsy

    PROGRAM FOR WOMEN WITH EPILEPSY  More than one hundred people attended the New Frontiers in Epilepsy Therapy + Care for Women with Epilepsy on February 4, 2017. The Symposium was held in partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles and UC Irvine Health at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach. Keynote […]

  • Wellness in the New Year Celebrated at the Winter Social

    Wellness in the New Year Celebrated at the Winter Social for Adults + Loved Ones Adults with epilepsy and their loved ones kicked off the new year embracing wellness tips at our Winter Social on January 8, 2017.  Registered Dietitians, Sarika Sewak, MPH, RD and Jennifer White, MS, RD, from Mattel Children’s Hospital and UCLA […]

  • Special Guest Visits with Troop #1843

    Scouts from Greater Los Angeles Troop #1843 welcomed a special guest speaker on Epilepsy.   Shannon Abdulwahab visited with the Troop on Sunday, January 15, 2017 to share her personal story while also educating the troop about epilepsy and seizures. The girls received End Epilepsy bracelets and sunglasses and left feeling more knowledgeable about a […]

  • KLOS 95.5 FM Turned the Spotlight on Epilepsy

    The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles was invited to be a guest of “Spotlight on the Community”. Los Angeles based radio personality, Terri-Rae Elmer, interviewed Susan Pietsch-Escueta, Executive Director, on November 16, 2016.  The podcast (click here to listen) was featured on KLOS 95.5 FM and on its affiliated news/talk station KABC 790 AM.  […]

  • ESPN LA’s ‘The Experience’ with LaFern Cusack Discusses Epilepsy

    Award winning on-air talent and producer, LaFern Cusack, dedicated an hour of her show, ‘The Experience’ with LaFern Cusack on ESPN LA (710 AM), to discuss epilepsy – from brain injury, athletes to veterans and beyond. Guests of the show were our very own Executive Director, Susan Pietsch-Escueta and Nathan Jones, Project Coordinator. Accompanying guests […]

  • END EPILEPSY on ABC7 Eyewitness News with David Ono

    On November 1, 2016, Co-Anchor, David Ono, of ABC 7 Eyewitness News interviewed Susan Pietsch-Escueta, MPH of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles, and Dr. Deborah Holder, from Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Special thanks to David Ono for inviting us to educate his audience about seizures and the epilepsies. David Ono also served […]

  • 100.3 FM The Sound Helps Spread Awareness About Epilepsy

    Our End Epilepsy Executive Director, Susan Pietsch-Escueta, is interviewed by Tina Mica, Host of The Sound’s “5900 Wilshire”, for November Epilepsy Awareness Month and the Walk to End Epilepsy on 11-6-16.  Tina was eager to learn and share with her audience about EPILEPSY – its scope, impact and variety. They highlighted the power of stories to […]

  • Response To Police Shooting Near San Diego

    RESPONSE OF THE EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF GREATER LOS ANGELES TO POLICE SHOOTING NEAR SAN DIEGO We are saddened to hear of the death of a man involved in yesterday’s police shooting near San Diego (CBS News 8 Report). There are conflicting reports if the man had been having a seizure or was affected by other medical conditions. Regardless, […]

  • Your Strength Makes a Difference in What We Do

    Our End Epilepsy® staff team and board leadership is a relatively small but mighty group and we are proud of our many accomplishments – within the last 10 years, we have supported 23 pediatric specialists, organized 10 bilingual regional conferences and many more workshops, educated more than 10,000 students, led 500 seizure first aid presentations […]

  • Los Altos High School presents the Courage Award to Angel Ojeda, a teen with epilepsy and a ‘Teen Speak-Up’ advocate

    May 13, 2016. Los Altos High School presents the Courage Award to Angel Ojeda, a teen with epilepsy and a ‘Teen Speak-Up’ advocate with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles Angel Ojeda has lived with epilepsy and active, uncontrolled seizures since he was seven years-old. For most of the past eight years he has […]