According to the CDC, epilepsy is one of the most common conditions affecting the brain. It affects people of all ages and race however treatment is not evenly distributed. We spoke with leaders of four nonprofits whose missions all work toward research and support for all who struggle with epilepsy. Our guests today are; Beth Lewin Dean, President & CEO of Cure Epilepsy; Roy Cherry, CEO of The Epilepsy Center of Northwest Ohio; & Ilene Penn Miller, Director of Rare Epilepsy Network and Director of Epilepsies Action Network.
We discuss with artist Aaron Dworkin his collection of poems, “The PoetJournalist.” Aaron Dworkin is a Poetjournalist, Social Entrepreneur, Performing Artist, Author, Filmmaker, Philanthropist, and Professor of Arts Leadership & Entrepreneurship, University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
In our interview with leaders of the Haywood Burns Institute, we continue our dialogue on American civil society. Our guests today are the Co-Executive Director of Haywood Burns Institute; Tshaka Barrows; Sam Mellerson; & Mike Finley.