Thu, Oct 19|
Empowering Epilepsy Headquarters
SUDEP Action Day Talk
Join Empowering Epilepsy on Thursday, October 19, 2023 to learn more about SUDEP, who is at risk, and what proactive strategies you and your loved ones can take to reduce your risk.
Time & Location
Oct 19, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Empowering Epilepsy Headquarters, 23500 Mercantile Rd, Beachwood, OH 44122, USA
About the Event
SUDEP, or Sudden Unexpected Death In Epilepsy refers to when an otherwise healthy person with epilepsy dies, and there is no connection to any other cause of death, such as an accident, illness, injury, or drowning. Many people who have lost a loved one to SUDEP didn't know anything about their risk of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy.
Learn more about Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy - SUDEP. Who is at risk, and what proactive strategies you and your loved ones can take to reduce your risk.
6:00 - 6:30 PM - Registration and Light Dinner
6:30 - 7:15 PM - All About Epilepsy - Stephen Hantus, MD - Adult Epileptologist - Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center
7:15 - 8:00 PM - The Epileptic Heart - Steven Schachter, MD - Epileptologist - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
8:00 - 8:30 PM - Panel Discussion with Dr. Hantus and Dr. Schachter.