During Epilepsy Awareness Month in November, we’re uplifting individuals across the state who make a difference in the epilepsy community. From advocates to doctors, youth, and adults, the Torchbearer Honors recognizes and celebrates those who make an impact in improving the lives of people with epilepsy. Join us for a Health Care symposium with guest speakers followed by a luncheon and award ceremony to honor champions in our community.
Saturday, November 19
10:00 am Symposium: Innovations in Epilepsy Care, Treatment, & Research
11:30 am Torchbearer Honors: Luncheon and Award Ceremony
JW Marriott, Mall of America
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You may also reserve rooms by calling 1-800-228-9290 and asking for the 2022 Torchbearer Honors Room Block rate. The cutoff date to reserve at the special group rate is October 22nd.
Ilo Leppik, MD
Champion In Epilepsy Care Award
Heidi Currier, MD
Cindy Nelson, R. EEG T.
Tammy Sinkfield, DNP MAN RN PHN CRRN
Community Champion Award
Kendra & Erik Weiss
Distinguished Leadership Award
Julia Valente, MD
Innovations in Epilepsy Care, Treatment, & Research: Moderated by Patricia Penovich, MD – Minnesota Epilepsy Group (Emeritus)
What is Refractory Epilepsy: Gregory D. Cascino, MD – Mayo Clinic
New Medical Treatment Options: Paul Atkinson, MD – Minnesota Epilepsy Group
Refractory Epilepsy and Children: Nicole Williams Doonan, MD – Gillette Children’s
New Surgical Approaches: Robert McGovern, MD – University of Minnesota
New Imaging Techniques and Research: Thomas Henry, MD – University of Minnesota
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