Advisory Board

A Professional Advisory Board made up of board certified epileptologists, pediatric neurologists, pharmacologists, social workers, psychologists and nurse educators from the Chicagoland area advises on education, services, research and advocacy programs.

 

Adriana Bermeo-Ovalle, M.D (Chair) – Rush University Medical Center
Saba Ahmad, M.D. – Children’s Hospital University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System
Jorge Asconapé, M.D. – Loyola University Health System
Karina Arkush, M.D.– Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Antoneta Balabanov, M.D. – Rush University Medical Center
Katie Bandt, M.D.– Northwestern University
Lawence Bernstein – Rush University Medical Center
Amar Bhatt, M.D.
 – Rush University Medical Center
Alma Bicknese, M.D. – Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Richard W. Byrne, M.D. – Rush University Medical Center
Siresha Chaluvadi, M.D. – Clinical Neurosciences, SC
Elizabeth E. Gerard, M.D. – Northwestern Medicine
Mitra Habibi, Pharm.D. – University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy
Takijah Heard, M.D. – NorthShore University HealthSystem
Julia Henry, M.D. – University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital
Naoum Issa, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Chicago Department of Neurology
Yevgenya Kaydanova, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Neurology
Jeffery A. Loeb, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation
Linda Laux, M.D. – Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Beth Lyons
Micheal P. Macken, M.D., M.R.C.P.I. – Northwestern Medicine
Charles Marcucelli, M.D., Ph.D. -Rush University Medical Center
Abdul-Hassein Mazin, M.D., M.P.H. – Alexian Brothers Women and Children’s Hospital
Maggie McNulty, M.D. – Rush University Medical Center
Yara Mikhaeil-Demo, M.D. – University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Neurology
John Millichap, M.D. – Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Jaishree Narayanan, M.D. – NorthShore University Health System
Douglas Nordli, M.D. – University of Chicago Medicine
Rebecca O’Dwyer, M.D.
– Rush University Medical Center
Patricia Ogden, A.P.N., F.N.P., NP-C – University of Chicago Medicine
Michele Packard, L.C.S.W. – Rush University Medical Center
Esmerelda Llanas Park, M.D. – St. Alexius Medical Center
Serge J.C. Pierre-Louis, M.D., M.P.H. – John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Sigita Plioplys, M.D. – Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Lubov Romantseva, M.D. – Rush University Medical Center
Sandra Rose, M.D. – University of Chicago Medicine
Joshua M. Rosenow, M.D. – Northwestern Medicine
Marvin A. Rossi, M.D., Ph.D. – Rush University Medical Center
Maxwell Rovner, M.D., J.D. – Board Certified Psychiatrist
Sepehr Sani, M.D. – Rush University Medical Center
Michael Schrift, D.O., M.A. – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Stephan U. Schuele, M.D., M.P.H. – Northwestern Medicine
Anna Serafini, M.D. – University of Illinois at Chicago
Michael C. Smith, M.D. (Past-Chair) – Rush University Medical Center
Travis R. Stoub, Ph.D. – Rush University Medical Center
Roy Sucholeiki, M.D. – Central DuPage Hospital
James Tao, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Chicago Medicine Department of Neurology
Priyamvada Tatachar, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.A.N. – Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Jessica Templer, M.D. – Northwestern Medicine
Stephen VanHaerents, M.D. – Northwestern Medicine
Peter Warnke, M.D., F.R.C.S. – University of Chicago Medicine
Shasha Wu, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Chicago Medicine
Deborah Zielinski, R.N. – Rush University Medical Center