Susanne Fey – mother of Harald
and together with her husband Peter founder of the prize – is engaged in self-help since 2001, initially as the internet manager of the federal state association "Epilepsie Bayern e.V." and its magazine "epikurier". From 2002 to 2020, she was the magazine’s editor in charge.
In October 2001, she was a founding member of the epilepsy parent association ("epilepsie bundes-elternverband", "e.b.e."). In 2003, she took over the management of the main office and was part of the management board of e.b.e until 2020 (from 2006 to 2020 as chairperson).
As a representative of "e.b.e.", she accepted the Sibylle-Ried-Prize in 2009 awarded by the MICHAEL FOUNDATION.
In January 2020, she received the Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for her longstanding and extraordinary voluntary commitment in the field of epilepsy self-help.

Susanne Fey also contributed to the booklet about SUDEP published by the MICHAEL FOUNDATION in 2019 with a very personal experience report.

Application for the HARALD FEY PRIZE 2025

The following documents are accepted as part of the application for the HARALD FEY PRIZE:

  • Papers, that have been published or are accepted for publication, or
  • documented activities,
that aim to explore causes and prevention of as well as coping with SUDEP.

The papers should be from the period 2023 - 2024. They can be written in German or English and must be submitted together with a curriculum vitae of the applicant (for groups of all members of the group) by December 31st, 2024.

Application for the HARALD FEY PRIZE 2025

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Deadline for application: December 31st, 2024.

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