The Editorial Board is comprised of renowned experts who cover a wide range of disciplines in the field of epilepsy treatment and research. They are constantly adding critically important content to help users learn about the spectrum of epilepsy and seizures, discover the latest news on treatments, understand how to manage epilepsy, and find help for living with seizures.

Joseph I. Sirven MD

Patty Osborne Shafer RN, MN
Associate Editor / Community Manager

Topic editors

Editors Emeritus

Contributors and Previous Editors

  • Nathan Fountain MD
    Previous Epilepsy Foundation Professional Advisory Board Editor
    Charlottesville, VA
  • Jacqueline French MD
    Chief Scientific Officer
    New York, NY Staff

  • Ken Lowenberg
    Vice President Communication and Digital Strategy
  • David Jost
    Senior Director of Digital Strategy
  • Judy Gretsch
    Director of Program Communications and Social Media
  • Ty Broadway
    Director of Web Development and Design
  • Miesha Dennis
    Manager of Graphic and Web Design
  • Elizabeth Dueweke MPH
    Manager of Communications
  • Ryan Brown-Kohalmy
    Digital Engagement Coordinator
  • Devan Ferguson
    Digital Strategy Administrator
  • Jenny LaBaw
    Program Manager of Wellness Institute
  • Petrina Chong Hollingsworth 
    Communications Program Manager Wellness Institute