08/20/2008

Epilepsy to be Topic of ‘Doctors on Call’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Three million Americans including children are affected by epilepsy. Two West Virginia University experts answer viewers’ questions about the disease in a live presentation of “Doctors on Call” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, on West Virginia Public Television.

Margaret E. Jaynes, M.D., a pediatric neurologist at West Virginia University, received her medical degree and specialty training from West Virginia University. Her interests include treating children with epilepsy and attention deficit disorder.

Warren Boling, M.D., is a neurosurgeon at WVU. He received his medical degree from Texas Tech University. He completed his specialty training at the University of Kentucky, the Institute of McGill University and the University of Melbourne in Australia. His interests include epilepsy, brain mapping and functional imaging.

Rolly Sullivan, M.D., a psychiatrist at WVU, is the program’s host.

“Doctors on Call” is a joint production of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at WVU (www.wvuhealth.com) and West Virginia Public Broadcasting, a statewide network of radio, television, Internet and educational resources.

This program is made possible with major support from Mylan Pharmaceuticals. Other underwriters include The Health Plan, HealthSouth Mountainview Rehabilitation Hospital and the Center for Organ Recovery and Education.

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For more information:
Amy Johns, HSC News Service, 304-293-7087
johnsa@wvuh.com
kc:08-20-08

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