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Yvan A. BampsYvan A. Bamps, PhD
Clinical Research Coordinator III
Department of Neurosurgery
Emory University
School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA 30322


Yvan Bamps is currently Clinical Research Coordinator for the Department of Neurosurgery in the School of Medicine of Emory University. From 2009 to 2016, Yvan Bamps was the Project Director for the MEW Network. During his years as project director, Yvan Bamps was actively engaged in the testing and the overall management of WebEase ( under the lead of Drs. Colleen DiIorio, Sandy Helmers and Cam Escoffery. He also actively particpated in the MEW Network's effort to develop and to field-test a Adult Epilepsy Self-Management Measurement Instrument (AESMMI-65). He holds a PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures from Princeton University. He is a member of the professional advisory board of the GA Epilepsy Foundation.

Related MEW publications:

DiIorio C, Bamps Y, Edwards AL, Escoffery C, Thompson NJ, Begley CE, Shegog R, Clark NM, Selwa L, Stoll S, Fraser RT, Ciechanowski P, Johnson EK, Kobau R, Price PH.(2010). The Prevention Research Centers' Managing Epilepsy Well Network.Epilepsy & Behavior, Volume 19(3): 218-224.
doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2010.07.027.View PubMed Abstract

DiIorio C, Bamps Y, Escoffery C, Reisinger-Walker E (2011). Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial: Evaluating WebEase, an Online Epilepsy Self-Management Program.Epilepsy & Behavior, 22(3): 469-474.
View PubMed Abstract

Kobau R, DiIorio C, Thompson N, St. Louis E, Bamps Y.(December 2014). "Implications for Understanding and Combating Stigma” in St Louis E, Ficker D, O’Brien, T eds.    Epilepsy and the Interictal State: Co-morbidities and Quality of Life, Wiley- Blackwell.

LaFrance W, Ranieri R, Bamps Y , S Stoll SC, Sahoo SS,Welter E, Sams J, Tatsuoka C, Sajatovic M.(2015).Comparison of common data elements from the Managing Epilepsy Well (MEW) Network integrated database and a well-characterized sample with nonepileptic seizures. Epilepsy & Behavior. 45: 136-141.

Reisinger Walker E, Bamps Y, Burdett A, DiIorio C, Rothkopf J. (2012). Social support for self-management behaviors among people with epilepsy: A content analysis of the WebEase program. Epilepsy & Behavior.[Epub ahead of Print 2012 February 23].

Shegog R, Bamps Y, Escoffery C, Ilozumba O, Johnson EK, Kakacek J, Patel A..(2013). Managing Epilepsy Well: Emerging eTools for Epilepsy Self-management. Epilepsy & Behavior, Volume 29: 133–140.

Sahoo S, Zhang GQ, Bamps Y, Fraser RT, Stoll SC, Lhatoo SD, Tatsuoka C, Welter E, Sajatovic M. (2015).Managing Information Well: Towards an Ontology-driven Informatics Platform for Data Sharing and Secondary Use in Epilepsy Self-Management Research Centers. Health Informatics Journal. [ePub ahead of print March 13, 2015]
doi: 10.1177/1460458215572924

Escoffery C, Bamps YA, LaFrance W, Stoll SC, Shegog R, Buelow J, Shafer PO, Thompson NJ, McGee R, Hatfield K. (2015).Development of the Adult Epilepsy Self-Management Measurement Instrument (AESMMI). Epilepsy & Behavior, 50:172-83.
doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.07.025

Escoffery C, Bamps YA, LaFrance W, Stoll SC, Shegog R, Buelow J, Shafer PO, Thompson NJ, McGee R, Hatfield K. (2015).Factor Analyses of an Adult Epilepsy Self-Management Measurement Instrument (AESMMI). Epilepsy & Behavior, 50: 184-9.
doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.07.026
View  PubMed Abstract

Escoffery C, McGee RE, Bamps Y and Helmers SL. (2016).Differences in Epilepsy Self-ManagementBehaviors among Young and Older Adults. Austin J Neurol Disord Epilepsy, 3(1): 1015.

Sahoo S, Ramesh P, Welter E, Bukach A, Valdez J, Tatsuoka C, Bamps Y, Stoll S, Jobst B, Sajatovic M.(in press). Insight: An Ontology-based Integrated Database and Analysis Platform for Epilepsy Self-Management Research. International Journal of Medical Informatics


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