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  • Faces of the Foundation: Debbie

    “Epilepsy is my passion,” says Debbie Flader, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s Clinical Coordinator. Debbie has been with the Foundation since 2002 and anyone who has worked with her knows this…

  • Faces of the Foundation: Tony

    Tony has faced serious challenges in his life, but that does not stop him from looking on the brighter side of  things. In fact, he lives by a simple motto: the glass…

  • Faces of the Foundation: James Davies

    It is with a heavy heart that we share with you that James Davies, a true pillar of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, passed away on May 5, 2020. James’ commitment…

  • Faces of the Foundation: 
Ted

    How I Champion My Health With Epilepsy By Ted Hardaway When I was twelve, I experienced a grand-mal seizure that for me and my parents was extremely scary and concerning.  Over the…

  • Faces of the Foundation:
 Dr. Heard

    As the world battles COVID-19, the knowledge and advice from a trusted medical professional can make an enormous difference. Takijah Heard, MD is NorthShore University HealthSystem’s Division Head of Child Neurology and…

  • Faces of the Foundation: Connie

    In 2007, a mosquito bite ended up changing Connie’s life. She contracted the West Nile disease, which led to meningitis, and eventually, a diagnosis of epilepsy. For the first two years she…