Moraine Valley Community College is hosting a Medical Education Series presentation on “New Treatment Options for Medication-Resistant Epilepsy” from 7 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, April 4, in the Dorothy Menker Theater, in the Fine and Performing Arts Center, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills. The event is co-sponsored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital and is free and open to the public.

The presenter is Dr. S. Kathleen Brandt, assistant professor of neurological surgery at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She also is an attending physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Brandt earned a degree from Loyola University Medical School, completed her residency at Washington University Medical Center and a fellowship in epilepsy and functional neurosurgery at Yale University.

Since 2004, Moraine Valley’s Career/Health Sciences Programs and Northwestern Memorial Hospital have collaborated on this Medical Education Series on health topics, including sports-related concussions, stroke and brain aneurysms, tobacco cessation, prostate cancer, fertility, cardiovascular disease, gynecological malignancies and treatments, sleep disorders, stem cell/bone marrow transplantation, immunotherapy, lung diseases, mind-body pain management, and diabetes.

For more information, call Leann Murphy at (708) 608-4042.