How Proper Identification and Treatment can Vastly Improve Quality of Life and Control Epilepsy
- Which psychiatric conditions are most likely to occur in children with epilepsy
- Importance of identification and risks of these comorbidities
- How to screen for and address these conditions in children with epilepsy
- Appropriate referral and treatment
About the Presenter
Gretchen Von Allmen, M.D. has been Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program
and Medical Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for more than 12 years. Dr. Von Allmen earned her medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine, and completed residencies at Emory and Northwestern University, as well as fellowships at the University of Chicago and Baylor College of Medicine. She has expertise evaluating children undergoing non-invasive and invasive procedures for epilepsy surgery, namely in the utilization and interpretation of Stereo-EEG and Magnetoencephalography.