Joseph I. Sirven

Mayo Clinic, USA

Joseph I. Sirven received the B.S. degree in biology from the Georgetown University in Washington, DC, USA. He has also received the M.D. degree from the Louisiana State University in New Orleans, La, USA. He completed a residency in neurology from the University of Minnesota. His EEG and epilepsy fellowship was completed at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Sirven has published extensively on the epilepsy and its treatment. His interests in epilepsy include status epilepticus, surgical therapy, epilepsy in older adults, and psychosocial issues. His articles have appeared in Neurology, Epilepsia, Lancet, Archives of Neurology, Annals of Neurology, Epilepsy & Behavior, and Mayo Clinic Proceedings. He is the editor of 2 textbooks; Clinical Neurology of the Older Adult and the American Epilepsy Society’s Introduction to Epilepsy. He is currently the Codirector of the Epilepsy Program at the Mayo Clinic Arizona. In addition, he is a Professor of neurology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Furthermore, he is the Director of the Education for Mayo Clinic Arizona. Currently, he is the Councilor for the Epilepsy Section of the American Academy of Neurology and the Chairman of the Quality of Life Committee for the Epilepsy Foundation of America. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Professionals.

Biography Updated on 1 July 2009

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