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Medical Director of the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Publishes a Spanish Guide to Living a Full Life with Epilepsy
Date:11/24/2013

ul North, South and Central American epilepsy resources for Spanish-speakers.

“The inspiration for my work came from the patients I work with day in and day out,” says Dr. Lancman. “My Hispanic patients struggle with not finding the necessary Spanish language information on line or in print that would help them understand epilepsy better. I am myself of Hispanic origin and felt I could help by providing a guide to epilepsy in Spanish to such a large population in need.”

“Qué Necesitas Saber si la Epilepsia Ha Tocado Tu Vida” (What you need to know if epilepsy has touched your life) is available for sale online at Amazon.com and other channels. Online earnings are donated to the Epilepsy Free Foundation to support college and summer camp scholarships for persons with epilepsy.

About the Author: Marcelo Lancman, M.D., completed his medical degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1984 and went on to complete his post-doctoral epilepsy training at Wake Forest University and Cleveland Clinic. Since the late 1990s, he has been the medical director of the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group in New York and New Jersey, which is one of the largest epilepsy centers in the country with four Level IV accredited epilepsy centers. Dr. Lancman has written many scientific papers and book chapters and has served as a reviewer for various scientific journals. Annually, he organizes educational events in Spanish on epilepsy and seizures in New York and New Jersey that are free and open to the public. He also supports an educational campaign on epilepsy in local Spanish-language papers. He is the adult epilepsy expert for the New Jersey Epilepsy Task Force.

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