Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Artilepsy and Kris on KUED

Apologies in advance for the buzzing.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Artilepsy Exhibit

The Epilepsy Association of Utah and the University of Utah Clinical Neurosciences Center present Artilepsy, an exhibition of original artwork, photography and home crafts by people of all ages living with Epilepsy. This event illustrates the profound effect that epilepsy can have on human life and the courage, humor and imagination many show in facing it.

The exhibit opens on Nov 6 and runs through Dec 22.


8:00 am to 5:00 pm

There will be an opportunity to learn more about the Epilepsy Association of Utah (EAU) as well as become involved with advocacy and support of those who struggle with Epilepsy.

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

EAU Annual Conference

Years ago, every Saturday morning, children everywhere were glued to their television sets, transfixed by Scooby Doo and his latest mischievous mystery. Not much has changed for some of those children, mysteries still abound, only there is no talking dog around to solve the puzzle.

On Saturday November 6th, The EAU and University of Utah will attempt to unravel some of the mysteries surrounding Epilepsy. Whether you are newly diagnosed with Epilepsy or have been living with it for decades, this Saturday is designed to help you and your loved ones become better acquainted with the latest diagnostic tools, pharmacology treatments and surgical updates.

Scheduled speakers will include:

Awais Riaz, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Utah
Pegah Afra, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Utah
Paul House, MD, Assistan Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah
Francis Filloux, MD, Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Utah
H. Steve White, PhD, Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Utah
Kris Hansen, President, Epilepsy Association of Utah

Please join us for this free conference.

Saturday November 6th, 2010
Clinical Neurosciences Building
Auditorium, Level 1
175 N Medical Drive East
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Monday, October 11, 2010

Primary Care Enrollment

Utah’s Primary Care Network (PCN) will open enrollment November 8 - 22. PCN is a primary preventive health coverage plan for uninsured adults. Benefits include primary care physician services, prescriptions, dental services, eye exams, birth control, and general preventive services.

Since May 2010, PCN has been closed for enrollment and has not accepted new applications. Beginning November 8 through November 22, all uninsured Utah adults may apply online, by mail, or in person to receive primary health care.

For more information or to apply, call 1-888-222-2542 or visit www.health.utah.gov/pcn.