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 NeurologyDr 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.


Associate Editor of Ethics and Medicolegal Issues

Joseph S. Kass, MD, JD, FAAN

Associate Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Medical Ethics; Vice Chair for Education, Department of Neurology; Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Dr Kass serves as associate editor of ethical and 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 MCE Conferences and Pri-Med Medical Group and has received personal compensation as a medicolegal consultant in legal cases involving criminal cases, malpractice, and personal injury.


Associate Editor of Practice

Anna D. Hohler, MD, FAAN

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Boston University Medical Campus, Boston, Massachusetts

Dr Hohler reports no disclosure. ​


Associate Editor of Coding

Laura B. Powers, MD, FAAN

Retired from private practice.

Dr Powers serves as the deputy editor for Neurology: Clinical Practice.


Associate Editor of Child Neurology

Jonathan W. Mink, MD, PhD, FAAN

Frederick A. Horner MD Professor in Pediatric Neurology; Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Pediatrics; Chief, Division of Child Neurology; Vice Chair, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 

Dr Mink serves as a member of the scientific advisory board of Abide Therapeutics, Inc and Censa Pharmaceuticals and serves as a consultant for BioMarin; Bluebird Bio, Inc; and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Dr Mink serves as associate editor of Neurology and receives royalties from Elsevier and John Wiley and Sons, Inc. He receives research support from Abeona Therapeutics, Batten Disease Support and Research Association, Batten Research Alliance, and the National Institutes of Health.

Associate Editor of Neuroimaging

Laszlo L. Mechtler, MD, FAAN, FASN

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

Dr Mechtler has received personal compensation for speaking engagements with Allergan, Inc; Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Promius Pharma, LLC; and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and has received research support from Alder BioPharmaceuticals Inc; Allergan, Inc; Amgen Inc; Autonomic Technologies; Eli Lilly and Company; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd; and Vascular Biogenics.

Associate Editor of Self-Assessment and CME

Joseph E. Safdieh, MD, FAAN

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

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


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, 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.


Pharmacotherapeutics Reviewer

Marketa Marvanova, PharmD, PhD, BCGP, BCPP

Chair, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota

Dr Marvanova reports no disclosure.

Editorial Board


Hannah R. Briemberg, MD, FRCPC

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

Dr Briemberg receives grant support from the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of British Columbia, the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the University of Calgary. Dr Briemberg receives royalties from UpToDate, Inc.


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

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

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

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

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, MS, FAAN            

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

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

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.

Resident/Fellow Members

 Michael J. Bradshaw, MD

Neuroimmunology Fellow, Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Dr Bradshaw reports no disclosure.


Ali G. Hamedani, MD, MHS

Samantha and Michael Jordan Neuro-ophthalmology Fellow, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr Hamedani reports no disclosure.


Continuum Audio Associate Editors

 David C. Anderson, MD, FAAN

Professor of Neurology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Dr Anderson receives personal compensation for serving on the data safety and monitoring boards of Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation–Intracerebral Hemorrhage (SPAF-ICH) and WATCHMAN clinical trials.


Ralph F. Józefowicz, MD, FAAN

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

Dr Józefowicz reports no disclosure.


S. Andrew Josephson, MD, FAAN

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

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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Editorial Staff

Executive Editor
Andrea J. Weiss, MA
Relationship Disclosure: Ms Weiss reports no disclosure.
Email: aweiss@aan.com

Managing Editor
Amanda Doering 
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Email: adoering@aan.com

Production Editor
Debra Zoellner 
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Email: dzoellner@aan.com

Production Editor
Rebecca Oster Bach, MA 
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Email: rosterbach@aan.com

Senior Editorial Associate
Cassandra King
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Email: cking@aan.com