The department of neurology and psychiatry will jointly host Grand Rounds from 8-9 a.m. Thursday, June 30, at Schwitalla Hall, 1402 So. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, Mo., 63104. The entrance is only through the Learning Resource Center (LRC).
Vincent P. Gibbons, M.D., associate professor of neurology and psychiatry, will present "From the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit: Some patients have both Epileptic Seizures and Psychogenic Seizures. What's Up?"
Following an epilepsy fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital with David Walsh, M.D. and Edwin Trevathan, M.D., now the dean of the SLU School of Public Health, and five years on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, doing a combination of epilepsy treatment and initiating the intraoperative evoked potentials program with neurosurgery and orthopedics, Gibbons came to Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital and the child neurology service in 1987.
He left Glennon in 1995 to spend two years in private practice with at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo.
In 1997, Gibbons went to the University of Illinois in Peoria for two years, and then spent a year at Southern Illinois University in Springfield. In 2000, he became the child neurologist for Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco for several years, and moved to University of California, San Francisco, in 2002 for five years to start the pediatric epilepsy program and inpatient epilepsy monitoring. In 2007, Gibbons moved back to Albany, New York, where he was chief of the child neurology section at Albany Medical College for several years. In 2010, Gibbons returned to Cardinal Glennon where he is active in the pediatric and adult epilepsy programs and inpatient monitoring units.