2014 Updates in Pediatric Neurology Symposium

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2014 Updates in Pediatric Neurology Symposium

Join the neurology experts from Dayton Children’s with a special guest from the Children’s Hospital of Michigan to learn and discuss what is new in pediatric neurology.

Updates in Pediatric Neurology
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Dayton Children’s
Maurice D. Kogut, MD Auditorium; lower level
One Children’s Plaza
Dayton, Ohio 45404

Program Objectives

  1. Discuss role of genetic testing in neurological disorders
  2. Discuss alternative and dietary therapies used to treat intractable epilepsy
  3. Describe diagnosis and treatment of idiopathic intracranial hypertension
  4. Discuss co-morbidities associated with epilepsy
  5. Discuss new developments in pediatric epilepsy research
  6. Describe the management of chronic pain in pediatrics

Registration Information

  • Register online or by downloading the registration form.
  • Register in advance to reserve your bag of related tools and information.
  • Program registration is FREE.
  • Registration deadline is Monday, October 13, 2014.
  • Dayton Children’s reserves the right to substitute qualified faculty or cancel the program.
  • Breakfast and lunch will be provided.


8:00 am to 8:20 am Reception and breakfast
8:20 am to 8:30 am Welcome and Introduction Adam G. Mezoff, MD, CPE, vice president and chief medical officer
8:30 am to 9:00 am Genetic testing in neurological disorders Marvin E. Miller, MD
9:00 am to 9:40 am Alternative therapies for epilepsy Gogi Kumar, MD and Alison Rudy, RD, LD
9:40 am to 10:00 am Break/Questions for the speakers
10:00 am to 10:30 am Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri) Mahesh Chikkannaiah, MD
10:30 to 11:00 am Cognitive and other co-morbidities in children with epilepsy Haidar Kabbani, MD
11:00 to 11:20 am Questions and introduction of the next speaker Dr. Tim C. Cope, PhD Director, Neuroscience Institute, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
11:20 am to 12:00 pm New horizons in epilepsy research Eishi Asano, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
12:00 pm to 12:20 pm Break and lunch
12:20 pm to 1:00 pm Chronic pain in childhood Daniel J. Lacey, MD, PhD

Course director: Gogi Kumar, MD, medical director, child neurology

CME & CE Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Wright State University (WSU) and Dayton Children’s Medical Center.   WSU designated this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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