Events & News

Events & News

All year long, the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group promotes epilepsy education for patients, their caregivers, medical treatment staff, and the general public. Team Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group participates in several epilepsy walks and many different fundraising activities that directly benefit the national or local epilepsy foundations and advocacy societies. Check out our upcoming schedule and you may find an activity that interests you.

Dr. Lorraine Lazar, pediatric epileptologist, joins the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) in New Jersey

Dr. Lorraine Lazar, pediatric epileptologist, joins the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) in New Jersey

Bringing extensive experience to her new position, Dr. Lazar will treat newborn to 21 years old patients and will be actively involved in diagnosis and treatment of diverse epileptic syndromes and seizure types in our New Brunswick and Hackensack offices. 

Dr. Lazar earned dual MD and PhD degrees at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY. Her training includes an Internship in Pediatrics at the New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, a Neurology and Child Neurology Residency at the New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, a Senior Pediatrics Residency at Columbia University Medical Center, and a Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at the New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center.

She holds Board Certifications from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology. Among several awards that she has received, in 2014 she was selected as Regional Top Doctor (New Jersey). Her research interests include use of the vagal nerve stimulator and the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). 



Events that were highlighted in the past

12th National Epilepsy Walk in Washington, DC
International Epilepsy Day
71st Annual American Epilepsy Society
Annual Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group Symposium
Glow Walk and Run
Braddock Park, North Bergen
Webinar: Supporting students with seizures in school
Brain Health Initiative 2017
Webinar: Treating PNES and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) using prolonged exposure therapy
5-Borough Bike Tour
Epilepsy Town Hall: Treatment Options for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy
Webinar session on Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures - Dr. Lorna Myers
International Epilepsy Day
5-Borough Bike Tour
American Epilepsy Society (AES) Annual Meeting
Annual Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group Conference
2016 DSF (Dravet Syndrome Foundation) Family & Professional Conference
Glow Walk and Run for epilepsy and seizures
Bike-a-Thon to raise awareness on epilepsy and seizure
10th National Epilepsy Walk - Washington, DC