In support of the mission of FACES to improve the quality of life for those living with epilepsy and seizures, the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center offers a series of free lectures to the public to help educate patients and family members. Lectures are provided by doctors and other professionals affiliated with the CEC. All lectures are free, and anyone is welcome to attend the Peace of Mind lectures. If you wish to attend a lecture, please register online or call the FACES office. Registration for lectures will be available online once details for the lecture have been finalized. Online registration is currently available only for the upcoming lecture.
Epilepsy and Nutrition: Healthy Lifestyle and Therapeutic Approaches
Mood Disorders and Epilepsy
Navigating the School System
Epilepsy and Employment
Clinical Trials and New Therapies
Social Situations and Epilepsy
2012 Highlight: Dr. Howard Weiner provides some Peace of Mind
On Monday, January 23, 2012, from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., Dr. Howard Weiner, Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery at NYULMC  and expert in Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery, presented an overview presentation for parents and caregivers who may be considering brain surgery for their child. Also, a family that recently went through brain surgery for their child under Dr. Weiner’s care shared their experiences on various aspects of the process from a parent/caretaker’s point of view.
Please view Dr. Weiner's presentation below: