Epilepsy & Stress

 

Today on our EMPOWERING Women and Girls Living with Epilepsy video series we hear from Dr. Michael Privitera from the Epilepsy Center at the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio on : “Epilepsy & Stress

 

Dr. Michael Privitera is Professor of Neurology and Director of the Epilepsy Center at the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute.  He established the Epilepsy Center in Cincinnati in 1987. Dr. Privitera is an expert on advanced treatments for epilepsy, with a research focus on new antiepileptic drugs, generic equivalence of AEDs, stress as a seizure precipitant, and seizure prediction. He has over 150 scientific publications. He has mentored dozens of residents, fellows, graduate students and post-docs. He has served as a reviewer for NIH and FDA, earned many honors and awards, and served in many leadership positions at the University of Cincinnati and at the American Epilepsy Society. He was President of the American Epilepsy Society in 2016. He was a board member of EF Greater Cincinnati and Columbus for 20 years.