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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the Public Health Dimensions of the Epilepsies; England MJ, Liverman CT, Schultz AM, et al., editors. Epilepsy Across the Spectrum: Promoting Health and Understanding. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2012.

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Epilepsy Across the Spectrum: Promoting Health and Understanding.

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This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Council's Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

  • Donna M. Ferriero, University of California, San Francisco, Benioff Children's Hospital
  • John R. Finnegan, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis
  • Robert Fisher, Stanford University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, California
  • Robert Fraser, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Frank Gilliam, Geisinger Health System, Danvillle, Pennsylvania
  • Bruce Hermann, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Nathalie Jetté, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Lewis Kazis, Boston University, Massachusetts
  • Mary Macleish, Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona, Glendale
  • Angela Barron McBride, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis
  • Bernice Pescosolido, Indiana University, Bloomington
  • Mary Jo Pugh, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
  • Cary Sennett, IMPAQ International, LLC, Columbia, Maryland
  • Dennis Dee Spencer, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Edwin Trevathan, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Missouri
  • Barbara Vickrey, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Janelle Wagner, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
  • Samuel Wiebe, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations, nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Enriqueta C. Bond, President Emeritus at Burroughs Wellcome Fund, and Dan G. Blazer, Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center. Appointed by the Institute of Medicine, they were responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Copyright © 2012, National Academy of Sciences.
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