Celebrating the 14th National Epilepsy Awareness Week

1 09 2015
Neuro Team with PGH Director Dr. Gonzales

Neuro Team with PGH Director Dr. Gonzales

PGH Neurology Residents with Department Chair Dr. Leonor Cabral-Lim

PGH Neurology Residents with Department Chair Dr. Leonor Cabral-Lim

Neurology fellow, residents, and clerks with Dr. Jose Gonzales, Dr. Leonor Cabral-Lim, Dr. Rhea Angela Quimpo-Salonga, and Dr. Marc Fernandez during the ribbon cutting for the opening of the 14th National Epilepsy Awareness Week.

Epilepsy Week 2015

23 08 2015

The UP-PGH Department of Neurosciences will hold its annual Epilepsy Week this coming September 1-7, 2015.  This aims to improve the knowledge and understanding of laypersons regarding epilepsy.  Moreover, this also aspires to enrich the expertise of medical practitioners on basic epilepsy management.

Epilepsy Week Tarp

This is for FREE but slots for the lay forum will be limited to the first 100 participants (patients and their companions) who will pre-register.  Slots for the MD forum will likewise be limited to the first 100 clerks, interns, residents, and consultants who will pre-register.  Free snacks and lunch will be served.  Contact Dr. Rhain De Roxas to register for the Lay Forum and Art Workshop.  Contact Dr. Marj Bagnas (5548400 local 2401) to register for the MD Forum.

Only pre-registered participants will be allowed to attend the said activities.

Lay Forum
“Mga Katotohanan Tungkol sa Epilepsy”
September 1, 2015

8:00am – 8:20am                       Registration
8:20am – 8:25am                       Pambansang Awit
8:25am – 8:30am                       Pambungad na Pananalita
8:30am – 9:00am                       “Ano ang Epilepsy?”
.                                                  Dr. Marjorie Anne C. Bagnas
9:00am – 9:30am                       “Nagagamot ba ang Epilepsy?”
.                                                  Dr. Jesi Ellen Bautista
9:30am – 9:45am                       Epilepsy at Marijuana
.                                                  Dr. Rhea Angela Salonga-Quimpo
9:45am – 10:15am                     “Delikado ba ang Epilepsy?”
.                                                  Dr. Marc Fernandez
10:15am – 1045am                    “Pwede ba mag-aral at magtrabaho ang may Epilepsy?”
.                                                  Dr. Mari Anne Kristin Dale Moll
10:45am – 11:15am                   “Pwede ba magbuntis ang may Epilepsy?”
.                                                  Dr. Leonor I. Cabral-Lim
11:15am – 11:45am                   “Sining at Epilepsy?”
.                                                  Mr. Baldwin Kho
11:45am – 12nn                         Talakayan (Open Forum)
12nn                                           Pangwakas na Pananalita

Epilepsy Art Workshop:  Breaking Barriers
September 1, 2015 1:00PM
Limited to the FIRST 30 participants who will pre-register.

MD Forum
Epilepsy Basics and Beyond
September 2, 2015

8:00am – 8:30am                        Registration
8:30am – 8:35am                        National Anthem
8:35am – 8:45am                        Opening Remarks
8:45am – 9:30am                        Epilepsy or Not?
.                                                   Dr. Katerina Tanya Perez-Gosiengfiao
9:30am – 10:15am                      AED Treatment – Not One Size Fits All
                                                    Dr. Leonor I. Cabral-Lim
10:15am – 10:45am                    Greater Access to Treatment: AED Generics
.                                                   Dr. Marilyn Ortiz
10:45am – 11:00am                    Epilepsy and Marijuana
                                                    Dr. Rhea Angela Salonga-Quimpo
11:00am – 11:30am                    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Adverse Effects of Treatment
                                                    Dr. Marc Fernandez
11:30am – 12:00nn                     New Kid on the Block: Perampanel
                                                    Dr. Leonor I. Cabral-Lim
12:00nn – 12:15pm                     Open Forum
12:15pm – 12:20pm                    Closing Remarks

Come and SEIZE the day!