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EPILEPSY INSTITUTE OF NORTH CAROLINA

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Causes: Epilepsy Research, Health

Mission: EIofNC is committed to providing highly individualized medical, social, psychological and educational services to our patients with epilepsy and other neurological disorders. We are dedicated to enriching the quality of life of our patients and to providing unlimited access to the diagnoses, treatment and on-going support necessary to live their lives in the least restrictive setting possible.

Results: Services provided to our patients include diagnosis, treatment, long-term care, education, and pharmacy assistance programs. Medical and psychological services are now available. Specialized services include investigational drug research, vagus nerve stimulator therapy, neuro-psychological testing and services, EEG services, and social services consultations.

Target demographics: the Epilepsy Institute of North Carolina (EIofNC) is that children and adults challenged with epilepsy and other neurological disorders have unlimited access to the diagnoses, treatment and on-going support necessary to live their lives as freely as possible from their medical challenges.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 8,000 patients in NC

Geographic areas served: The State of NC

Programs: Seizures Dogs, Epilepsy Community

Community Stories

6 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Hearing Dr. Dean speak at a community gathering for epilepsy showed how her heart is in helping patients with Epilepsy.

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 4

Everyone understands how epilepsy effects you're life.

1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Dr. Dean works with and helps people that are unable to afford the payment that insurance will not pay. Some of the patients do not have insurance.

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 4

They work with restaurants to help raise money. Thank you to the restaurants that help also.

2

Client Served

Rating: 5

I have been a patient of Dr. Dean for over 11 years, she is great in what she does. I was over 40 when I was diagnosed with epilepsy. She has really been there for me. She makes sure she understands everything about you and your seizures activities in order to continue to control them.

4

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Dr. Dean is a kind and generous neurologist. She helps calm children by letting them play with her seizure dogs.
Thank you