The Department of Neurology and Psychiatry will host Grand Rounds from 8-9 a.m. Thursday, July 21, in Schwitalla Hall, 1402 So. Grand Blvd. The entrance is only through the Learning Resource Center (LRC).
The speakers will be Timothy E. Frederick, M.D., and Vincent Gibbons, M.D., who will present a programs about "Acute Status Epilepsy" and "Pediatric Epilepsy."
Frederick, now at St. Louis John Cochran VA Medical Center, graduated from Louisiana State University in New Orleans in 1981. He completed an epilepsy fellowship at the University of Minnesota in 1993. Since then, he directed epilepsy programs at Tulane University and St. John's Mercy in Springfield, Mo.
Gibbons, associate professor of neurology and psychiatry, completed an epilepsy fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital (with Drs. David Walsh and Edwin Trevathan, 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 to the child neurology service in 1987. He left Glennon in 1995 to spend two years in private practice 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, and moved to University of California, San Francisco in 2002 to start the pediatric epilepsy program and inpatient epilepsy monitoring.
In 2007, Gibbons moved back to Albany, N.Y., where he was chief of the child neurology section at Albany Medical College. In 2010, he returned to Cardinal Glennon where he is active in the pediatric and adult epilepsy programs and inpatient monitoring units.