Orange County residents are among some of the most health conscious in the nation. We monitor our diet, regularly exercise, adopt habits to improve our health, and take steps to prevent compromising our wellbeing.
We stay current on developments and updates related to Cancer, Diabetes, Autism Spectrum Disorders…but what about the most prevalent brain disease worldwide and what it can teach all of us about improving overall brain health concerning emotion and memory retention? So, what is epilepsy and why does it matter to you?
Join us on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, for a luncheon at the Newport Beach Country Club to learn from two of our leading UCI neurology experts about Brain Health in Orange County: Why Understanding Epilepsy Should Matter to Everyone.
Learn more about the brain, how to improve your emotional memory, and brain performance through our featured talks:
Controlling Human Brain Rhythm to Improve Emotional Memory: Insights from People with Epilepsy with Dr. Lin
Epilepsy Surgery: Brain Functionality and Improving Your Brain’s Performance with Dr. Vadera
In My Own Words: Why it Matters to Me a personal testimony with Megan, a resident of Huntington Beach
Professor of Clinical Neurology, Neurology School of Medicine; Director, UC Irvine Comprehensive Epilepsy Program; Professor of Biomedical Engineering, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery; Director of Epilepsy Surgery; Director of Epilepsy Surgery Fellowship , UC Irvine Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
OC Program Manager
The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles – serving 4 counties, including Orange County, is leading the fight to END EPILEPSY and overcome challenges created by seizures by focusing on Care, Advocacy, Research and Education. Through these areas of focus, we offer a range of services and programs to help, support, advocate for, and empower those who are affected by epilepsy and their caregivers. We also support research to accelerate cures for the epilepsies, support the training and work of new pediatric epilepsy specialists, and also seek to educate the general public to better understand epilepsy/seizure disorders, and fight to END EPILEPSY.