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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

  • Angel W. Hernandez MD
    Fort Worth, Texas

Secretary

  • David M. Ficker MD FAAN
    Cincinnati, Ohio

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
    Washington, D.C.
  • 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
    Farmington, Connecticut
  • 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 RN, CNRN
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Douglas Nordli, Jr. MD
    Los Angeles, California
  • Alison Pack MD
    New York, New York
  • Karen Parko MD
    San Francisco, California
  • Michael Scott Perry MD
    Fort Worth, Texas
  • Serge JC Pierre-Louis MD
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Scott Rifleman NREMT-P
    Stevens Point, Wisconsin
  • William Rosenfeld MD
    Chesterfield, Missouri
  • Jay Salpekar MD
    Baltimore, 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 Whittemore PhD
Bethesda, Maryland

Rosemarie Kobau MPH, MAPP
Atlanta, Georgia

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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