Collaboration is Key Today is our 3rd Annual International Women With Epilepsy Day!  WOW, this has been an AMAZING journey to get us here!  As I sit here thinking about what brought us to this day, I think of all the people that have worked together to change the lives of millions of women and […]

MONEAD Study Group Maternal Outcomes and Neurodevelopmental Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs The Ohio State University Medical Center’s Epilepsy Team held a journal club on the recently published article: Pennell PB, French JA, May RC, Gerard E, Kalayjian L, Penovich P, Gedzelman E, Cavitt J, Hwang S, Pack AM, Sam M, Miller JW, Wilson SH, Brown C, Birnbaum […]

The Epilepsy Transition Clinic Sponsored by: Ohio State Wexner Medical Center About the Author: Sarita Maturu, DO Sarita Maturu, DO is an Epileptologist at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in Columbus OH.  Dr. Maturu became interested in Epilepsy quite early on in her training. She has a special interest in treating women with epilepsy and […]

Meet Dr. Margaret Beigel, an Ohio State University Neurology Resident   Tell us a bit about yourself. Hey everyone, I am Margaret – a current PGY3 neurology resident at The Ohio State University. I am a Ohio native and grew up in a big family with 7 brothers and sisters. My childhood was filled with […]

Meet Marika, an Ohio State Neurology Resident   Tell us a bit about yourself. I moved around a lot growing up – lived in Oregon, California, New Jersey, Hawaii, and Kentucky – but sort of consider Louisville, KY to be my hometown as that’s where I went to college and medical school.  My husband is […]

Today on our EMPOWERING Women and Girls Living with Epilepsy video series we hear from Dr. James W. McAuley.  Dr. McAuley is Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Neurology and Pharmacology at The Ohio State University.  Dr. McAuley is very active in the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at OSU Wexner Medical Center, where he interacts […]

My Epilepsy Story (MES) is partnering with The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center (OSU) to EMPOWER Women and Girls Living with Epilepsy this year.  OSU is contributing to some of our Transportation Program and Educational materials this year.  Today we are spotlighting Betty, an OSU employee and woman living with epilepsy, that is in our […]

We are excited to announce our partnership with The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center to EMPOWER women and girls living with epilepsy in 2021. Their center includes physicians, whom are board certified in epilepsy, clinical neurophysiology, or both, full-time EEG technologists, a dedicated epilepsy nurse practitioner, and a pharmacist specializing in epilepsy drug treatments. […]

As I sit here wondering  what to write my heart aches for so many this year all across the world…. The heartache, pain, and loss can be so overwhelming to comprehend.  Every year we think this will be the year to change or bring greatness into our lives.  As I reflect back on 2020 for My […]

The Kimford J. Meador Research in Women with Epilepsy Award is awarded to provide support for ealy career clinician scientists who have made significant contributions to understanding and better care for women with epilepsy.  This year’s recipient is Dr. Sally Mathias.  Her research was on Efficacy, Safety and Need Change of Zonisamide During Pregnancy in Women […]