Pat Crumrine: Advancements in Treating Children with Epilepsy

November 29, 2022
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce is honored to welcome Dr. Pat Crumrine, Epileptologist at UPMC’s Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA to the show. Dr. Crumrine will discuss the latest research and advancements in the care and treatment of children living with epilepsy happening at this renowned hospital.

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Joyce Bender

Joyce A. Bender is the CEO and president of Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Bender Consulting recruits and hires individuals with disabilities, across the United States and Canada for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. In 1985, Joyce survived a life-threatening accident caused by a misdiagnosis of epilepsy. Due to her personal experience living with both epilepsy and a hearing disability, she founded Bender Consulting Services, Inc. in 1995.

Joyce is the past-chair of both the board of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the national Epilepsy Foundation. She has received awards from both the Bush and Clinton administrations.

Joyce speaks across the United States and internationally representing the State Department on informational exchanges related to disability employment best practices. She has represented the State Department in programming with Panama, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Libya, and Tunisia.

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Episode Directory

November 2022

  • 11/29/2022: Pat Crumrine: Advancements in Treating Children with Epilepsy Listen Now
  • 11/22/2022: Patricia Dean: Mission of Epilepsy Alliance America Listen Now
  • 11/15/2022: Tony Coelho-Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation Listen Now
  • 11/8/2022: Homme/Hammerstrom/Radecic: Mission of the Rev Up Coalition PA Listen Now
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