The Professional Advisory Board (PAB) is composed of epilepsy experts across a wide range of medical disciplines. The PAB provides strategic and creative direction across the Epilepsy Foundation's portfolio of programs, services and initiatives. The PAB also provides expert advice and advocacy support for mission-focused state and federal issues involving people with epilepsy, including access to care and regulatory concerns.

Chair

  • Christianne N. Heck, MD
    Los Angeles, California

Chair-elect

  • VACANT

Secretary

  • Angel W. Hernandez, MD
    Fort Worth, Texas

Members

  • Anne E. Anderson, MD
    Houston, Texas
  • Nikesh Ardeshna, MD
    Chattannoga, Tennessee
  • Miya Asato, MD
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Gregory K. Bergey, MD
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Donna K. Broshek, PhD
    Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Rochelle Caplan, MD
    Los Angeles, California
  • Paul Carney, MD
    Gainesville, Florida
  • Sandra Cushner-Weinstein, PT, LICSW, LCSW-C
    Washington, D.C.
  • David M. Ficker, MD, FAAN
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Daniel Friedman, MD
    New York, New York
  • Barry Gidal, PharmD
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Novette Green, ARNP, MSN
    Royal Palm Beach, Florida
  • L. John Greenfield, Jr., MD, PhD
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Michael Gruenthal, MD, PhD
    Albany, New York
  • Sookyong Koh, MD, PhD
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Barbara Kroner, MPH, PhD
    Rockville, Maryland
  • W. Curt LaFrance, Jr., MD, MPH
    Providence, Rhode Island
  • Paul M. Levisohn, MD
    Aurora, Colorado
  • Jeffrey Loeb MD, PhD
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Gary McLean, RN, Paramedic
    Sandy, Oregon
  • Wendy Miller, PhD, RN, CCRN
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Keith Nagle, MD
    Burlington, Vermont
  • Lorraine Newborn-Palmer, BSN, MS, RN, CNRN, CBIS
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Douglas Nordli, Jr., MD
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Alison Pack, MD, MPH
    New York, New York
  • Karen Parko, MD
    San Francisco, California
  • Jack Pellock, MD
    Richmond, Virginia
  • Michael Scott Perry, MD
    Fort Worth, Texas
  • Serge JC Pierre-Louis, MD, MPH
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Scott Rifleman, NREMT-P
    Stevens Point, Wisconsin
  • William Rosenfeld, MD
    Chesterfield, Missouri
  • Jay Salpekar, MD
    Takoma Park, Maryland
  • Rebecca J. Schultz, PhD, RN, CPNP
    Houston, Texas
  • Raj Sheth, MD
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Ivan Soltesz, PhD
    Irvine, California
  • John Stern, MD
    Los Angeles, California
  • William Tatum, DO
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • James W. Wheless, MD
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Korwyn L. Williams, MD
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Richard S. Zimmerman, MD
    Phoenix, Arizona

Non-Voting Liaisons

Vicky Holets Whittemore, PhD
Bethesda, Maryland

Pat Trudeau, R. EEG/T, CLTM
Marshfield, Wisconsin

Staff Support

Brandy Fureman, Phd
Landover, Maryland

Angela Hansell
Landover, Maryland

Liz Schreiber
Landover, Maryland

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