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Editorial Board


Steven L. Lewis, MD, FAAN
Associate Chair, Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Lewis has received personal compensation from the American Academy of Neurology for serving as Editor-in-Chief of Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology, as section co-editor for continuing medical education for Neurology, and as associate editor for Continuum Audio. Dr Lewis has received royalty payments from Wolters Kluwer for the books Field Guide to the Neurologic Examination and Neurology for the Non-Neurologist and from Wiley-Blackwell for the book Neurological Disorders Due to Systemic Disease.

Associate Editor 

Charles Zollinger, MD
Adult Neurologist, NeuroCare Center Inc, Canton, Ohio; Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy, Rootstown, Ohio

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Zollinger performs cognitive assessments on a trial sponsored by Merck & Co, Inc. He is a partner at NeuroCare Center, Inc, which collaborates with Ohio Clinical Research Partners to participate in other clinical trials.

Associate Editor of Ethics 

Daniel G. Larriviere, MD, JD, FAAN

Vice-Chair of Neurology and Residency Program Director, Ochsner Neuroscience Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Larriviere has served as a course faculty member for the American Academy of Neurology and serves as an associate editor of Continuum Audio.

Associate Editor of Practice 

Anna D. Hohler, MD, FAAN
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University Medical Campus, Boston, Massachusetts

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Hohler has received personal compensation for activities with Teva Neuroscience.

Associate Editor of Coding 

Laura B. Powers, MD, FAAN
Retired from private practice

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Powers serves as an ICD-10-CM advisor for the Coding Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Medical Economics and Management Committee. She receives honoraria from the AAN and state medical societies for speaking engagements, and serves as an associate editor for Neurology: Clinical Practice.

Associate Editor of Child Neurology 

Jonathan W. Mink, MD, PhD, FAAN
Professor of Neurology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Pediatrics; Chief, Division of Child Neurology; Vice Chair, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Mink has received personal compensation for activities with Edison Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and serves as an associate editor for Neurology.

Associate Editor of Neuroimaging  

Laszlo Mechtler, MD
Professor, Chief, Department of Neuro-oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York; Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, School of Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York; Vice President, Director, Brain Tumor Center, Director, Headache Clinic, Dent Neurologic Institute, Amherst, New York

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Mechtler has received personal compensation for activities with Allergan, Inc; Depomed, Inc; and Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and research support from Celldex Therapeutics; Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Center; GlaxoSmithKline; Pharmanet Group Ltd; and Questcor Pharmaceutials, Inc.

Continuum Audio Editor 

Aaron E. Miller, MD, FAAN
Medical Director, Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis; Professor of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York

Relationship Disclosure:
Dr. Miller received personal compensation for consulting and/or speaking engagements from Accordant, Acorda Therapeutics, Biogen Idec, Genzyme/Sanofi-Aventis, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Serono, Novartis, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Roche, and Teva Neuroscience. He receives personal compensation from the American Academy of Neurology for serving as editor of Continuum Audio, and research support for participation in clinical trials from Acorda Therapeutics, Biogen Idec, Genentech, Genzyme/Sanofi-Aventis, Novartis, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and Roche.


Consulting Pharmacist 

Marketa Marvanova, PharmD, PhD, CGP, BCPP
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy, Chicago, Illinois

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Marvanova reports no disclosure.

Editorial Board

Hannah R. Briemberg, MD

Director, Neurology Residency Program, Clinical Assistant Professor, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Briemberg serves as a consultant for Novartis.

Cynthia L. Comella, MD, FAAN 

Professor of Neurology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Comella receives personal compensation/honoraria for services as a consultant or an advisory committee member from Acadia Pharmaceuticals; Allergan, Inc; Impax Pharmaceuticals; Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc; Medtronic Inc; Merz Pharmaceuticals; Teva Neuroscience; and US World Meds. She receives royalties from Cambridge University Press, Humana Press, and Wolters Kluwer. Dr Comella serves on the editorial boards of Clinical Neuropharmacology, Sleep Medicine, and Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology, and receives research support from Allergan, Inc; Dystonia Medical Research Foundation; Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc; Merz Pharmaceutical; the National Institutes of Health R01NS074343, U54NS065701; and the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.

Katie Grouse, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Grouse reports no disclosure.


Carlayne E. Jackson, MD, FAAN  

Professor of Neurology and Otolaryngology, Assistant Dean for Ambulatory Services, Chief Medical Officer, UT Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Jackson serves as a consultant for GLG and Guidepoint Global.

Joseph S. Kass, MD, JD

Associate Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Medical Ethics; Director, Neurology Residency Program; Chief of Neurology Service, Ben Taub General Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Kass has received personal compensation for expert testimony in legal cases involving personal injury, defamation, and malpractice.

Shannon M. Kilgore, MD 

Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University, Stanford, California; Assistant Chief of Neurology, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California

Relationship Disclosure: Dr. Kilgore reports no disclosure.

Kerry H. Levin, MD, FAAN 

Chairman, Department of Neurology; Director, Neuromuscular Center; Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Relationship Disclosure: Dr. Levin reports no disclosure.

Alejandro A. Rabinstein, MD, FAAN

Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Rabinstein has received royalty payments from Elsevier and Oxford University Press and research support from DJO Global.

Joseph E. Safdieh, MD, FAAN

Vice Chairman for Education and Associate Professor of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Safdieh reports no disclosure.

Erik K. St. Louis, MD, FAAN

Head, Section of Sleep Neurology; Consultant, Departments of Neurology and Medicine; Associate Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota

Relationship Disclosure: Dr St. Louis serves as a member of the Adverse Events Adjudication Committee of Inspire, Inc, and receives research support from Mayo Clinic and Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.

Allison L. Weathers, MD, FAAN
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer and Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Weathers has received honoraria for grand rounds and lectures from the Los Angeles Neurological Society, the North Carolina Neurological Society, and the Wake Forest Neurology Department. Dr Weathers receives travel reimbursement for participation on American Academy of Neurology (AAN) committees, has received honoraria for presenting at the AAN Annual Meeting, and for serving on the Continuum: Test Your Knowledge workgroup.


Past Editors-in-Chief

Elliott L. Mancall, MD, FAAN (1993-2002)

Aaron E. Miller, MD, FAAN (2003-2012)

Founding Program Director

Theodore L. Munsat, MD, FAAN

Editorial Offices

Main Office
Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
American Academy of Neurology
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Phone: (612) 928-6000; (800) 879-1960
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Editor-in-Chief’s Office
Department of Neurological Services
Rush University Medical Center
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Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312-942-4500
Fax: 312-942-2380

Editorial Staff

Executive Editor
Andrea J. Weiss, MA
Relationship Disclosure: Ms Weiss reports no disclosure.

Program Manager
Amanda Doering
Relationship Disclosure: Ms Doering reports no disclosure.

Production Editor
Debra Zoellner
Relationship Disclosure: Ms Zoellner reports no disclosure.
Production Editor
Rebecca Oster Bach
Relationship Disclosure: Ms Oster Bach reports no disclosure.

Senior Administrator
Missy Render, MS
Relationship Disclosure: Ms Render reports no disclosure.