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    UMMC Epilepsy Center Director Seeks to Educate Public About Largely Misunderstood Disorder

    UMMC Epilepsy Center Director Seeks to Educate Public About Largely Misunderstood Disorder

    Patients with epilepsy, like those struggling with mental illness, often are stigmatized by a lack of public understanding of the seizure disorder’s symptoms and causes and the physical and emotional toll it takes.Dr. Abuhuziefa Abubakr, professor of neurology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, wants to raise awareness of treatment options that will help patients with epilepsy improve their quality of life and educate the public about the disorder.Abubakr is the new director of...

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