Editorial Board

Steven L. Lewis, MD, FAAN


Timothy M. Breidegam Chair and Chief of Neurology, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, Pennsylvania


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 and for activities related to Continuum Audio and for activities related to his role as a director of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. 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. Dr. Lewis is an Elected Trustee of the World Federation of Neurology and serves as Editor-in-Chief of World Neurology.

Joseph E. Safdieh, MD, FAAN

Associate Editor and Associate Editor of Self-Assessment and CME

Louis and Rachel Rudin Foundation Education Scholar, Assistant Dean for Clinical Curriculum, Vice Chairman for Education, Associate Professor of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York


Relationship Disclosure: Dr Safdieh serves as editor-in-chief of Neurology Today, receives publishing royalties from Elsevier, and has given expert witness testimony.

Joseph S. Kass, MD, JD, FAAN

Associate Editor of Medicolegal Issues

Associate Dean, Office of Student Affairs; Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Medical Ethics; Director, Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center, Baylor College of Medicine; Chief of Neurology, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas


Relationship Disclosure: Dr Kass serves as associate editor of medicolegal issues for Continuum, as an associate editor for Continuum Audio, as a neurology section editor of Ferri's Clinical Advisor for Elsevier, and as co-editor of Neurology Secrets, Sixth Edition. Dr Kass has received personal compensation for CME lectures from Pri-Med LLC.

Shafali Jeste, MD, FAAN

Associate Editor of Child Neurology

Associate Professor in Psychiatry, Neurology, and Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California


Relationship Disclosure: Dr Jeste serves as a consultant for Roche Pharmaceuticals and has received personal compensation for speaking engagements from the Medical Education Speakers Bureau. Dr Jeste receives research/grant support from the Department of Defense, Dup15q Alliance, and the National Institutes of Health.

Joshua P. Klein, MD, PhD, FANA, FAAN

Associate Editor of Neuroimaging

Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs; Chief, Division of Hospital Neurology, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Associate Professor of Neurology and Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts


Relationship Disclosure: Dr Klein receives personal compensation from SAGE Publishers for serving as editor-in-chief of The Neurohospitalist; Audio Digest Foundation for serving as scientific director of the Neurology Board Review Course; Advance Medical Inc., Best Doctors, Inc., and Paradigm Outcomes Inc. for serving as a consultant; McGraw-Hill Publishers for serving as author of Adams and Victor’s Principles of Neurology; and various law firms for providing expert medical testimony.

Aaron E. Miller, MD, FAAN

Continuum Audio Editor

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, Alkermes, Biogen, Gelgene, EMD Serono, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Novartis, and Sanofi Genzyme. Dr Miller 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 Biogen, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Genentech Inc, Novartis, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, and MedDay.

Marketa Marvanova, PharmD, PhD, BCGP, BCPP, FASCP

Pharmacotherapeutics Reviewer

Dean and Professor, University of Montana, Skaggs School of Pharmacy, Missoula, MT


Relationship Disclosure: Dr Marvanova reports no disclosure.

Courtney Bloss, MSPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant, LVPG Neurology at Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, Pennsylvania


Relationship Disclosure: Ms. Bloss reports no disclosure.

Lara Cooke, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Section Head of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Relationship Disclosure: Dr. Cooke reports no disclosure.

Katie Grouse, MD

Clinical assistant professor, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California


Relationship Disclosure: Dr. Grouse reports no disclosure.

Shannon M. Kilgore, MD, FAAN

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


Relationship Disclosure: Dr Kilgore serves as an advisory board member of Cala Health, Inc.

Kerry H. Levin, MD, FAAN

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


Relationship Disclosure: Dr Levin receives royalties from Elsevier and UpToDate, Inc, and grant support from Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Alejandro A. Rabinstein, MD, FAAN

Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota


Relationship Disclosure: Dr Rabinstein receives royalties from Elsevier and Oxford University Press and receives research support from DJO Global, Inc.

A. Gordon Smith, MD, FAAN

Professor and Vice Chair of Research; Chief, Division of Neuromuscular Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah


Relationship Disclosure:Dr Smith receives personal compensation as a consultant for Allergan, Inc, Celgene Corporation, CSL Behring, and Regenesis and receives research funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Erik K. St. Louis, MD, FAAN, FAASM

Co-director, Mayo Center for Sleep Medicine in Minnesota; Associate Professor of Neurology, Consultant in Medicine and Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, Minnesota


Relationship Disclosure:Dr St. Louis has served as a consultant (without receiving personal compensation) for Axovant Sciences, Inc and has received research/grant support from Axovant Sciences, Inc; Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science; the Michael J. Fox Foundation; the National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Allison L. Weathers, MD, FAAN

Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Cleveland Clinic, Beachwood, Ohio


Relationship Disclosure:Dr Weathers receives travel reimbursement from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) for her work on committees, has received honoraria for presenting at the AAN Annual Meeting and other AAN conferences, and serves as chair of the Adult Neuroscience Specialty Steering Board at Epic Pharma, LLC.

Daniel Freedman, DO

Resident/Fellow Member

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio


Relationship Disclosure:Dr Freedman reports no disclosure.

Ashley Aaroe, MD

Resident/Fellow Member

Neuro-oncology Fellow, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas


Relationship Disclosure: Dr Aaroe reports no disclosure.

Ralph F. Józefowicz, MD, FAAN

Continuum Audio Associate Editor

Professor of Neurology and Medicine, Associate Chair for Education, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York


Relationship Disclosure:Dr Józefowicz reports no disclosure.

S. Andrew Josephson, MD, FAAN

Continuum Audio Associate Editor

Chair, Department of Neurology, Carmen Castro Franceschi and Gladyne K. Mitchell Neurohospitalist Distinguished Professor, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California


Relationship Disclosure:Dr Josephson receives personal compensation as editor-in-chief for JAMA Neurology.

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

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Andrea J. Weiss, MA

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