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40th Annual Candlelight Gala

Join us for an evening of inspiration as we honor Dr. W. Curt LaFrance Jr!

5:30PM - Cocktails, hor’dourves, and silent auction. Auction items include resort getaways, hotel packages, adventure packages, and more

7:00PM - Program Begins

9:00PM - After Party at the State Room with music, dancing, and dessert

All tickets purchased for the Gala include entry to the after-party.

The Night's Honoree, Dr. W. Curt LaFrance Jr

W. Curt LaFrance Jr, MD, MPH, FAAN, FANPA, DFAPA, is director of neuropsychiatry and behavioral neurology at Rhode Island Hospital, staff physician at the Providence VA Medical Center, and a professor of psychiatry and neurology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  LaFrance also serves on the EFNE Professional Advisory Board.

Dr. LaFrance’s research interests include neuropsychiatric aspects of epilepsy, somatoform disorders and traumatic brain injury (TBI). His current research examines treatment response biomarkers for patients with seizures and head injuries using functional neuroimaging and biosensors/wearable devices. He has received the American Neuropsychiatric Association’s Career Development Award, the AAN’s Dreifuss-Penry Epilepsy Award, and was listed in Marquis’ Who’s Who in the World. His studies are published in neurology and psychiatry journals, and he is co-editor of Nonepileptic Seizures and co-author of Taking Control of Your Seizures: Workbook and Therapist Guide


The State Room, Boston, MA

Offering 270 degrees unmatched views, State Room is perched atop an iconic skyscraper in the heart of Boston. Enjoy a night of gathering with friends and colleagues, taking in the harbor and city scenery, while making a difference in the epilepsy community. Parking garage on site. 


Event Details:

Thursday, November 16th, 2023
The State Room
60 State St, Boston, MA 02109
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