Policy, Practice or Research Impacts:
Further research is needed to better understand why some patients choose to participate in support groups while others do not. Additionally, more information about people with epilepsy, particularly Asian Americans with epilepsy, is needed in the research literature to better understand this community’s service needs.
Health Research for Action, UC Berkeley
Professor Susan L. Ivey, MD, MHSA
Staff and volunteers at the UCSF Epilepsy Center; Asian Health Services, Oakland, CA; California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA; Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California; Dr. Daniel H. Lowenstein, MD, MS.
Mr. Dong Chung, Mrs. Hui-Zhen Feng, and Mr. Raymond Chung of Arcadia, CA; Health Research for Action, Academic Opportunity Fund and Public Service Fund of the Associated Students of the University of California, and Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship