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

Gertude Feil Associate Dean of Curricular Affairs, Vice Chair of Education, 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 a neurology section editor of Ferri's Clinical Advisor for Elsevier, and as co-editor of Neurology Secrets, Sixth Edition. Dr Kass serves as a principal investigator for clinical trials for Alzheimer disease from Biogen, Eisai Co, Ltd, Eli Lily and Company, the National Institutes of Health, Novartis AG, and Roche Diagnostics.

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.

Aaron Berkowitz, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology and Director of Global Health, Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine, Pasadena, California; Attending Neurologist, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California


Relationship Disclosure: Dr Berkowitz receives publishing royalties from HarperOne, McGraw-Hill Education, MedMaster Inc, and Oxford University Press.

Courtney Bloss, MSPAS, PA-C

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


Relationship Disclosure: Ms. Bloss reports no disclosure.

Bruce H. Cohen, MD, FAAN

Director, NeuroDevelopmental Science Center; Professor of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University; Director, Brain, Muscle, and Mitochondrial Research Program, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Akron, OH


Relationship Disclosure: Dr. Cohen serves as an associate editor for Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology, Mitochondrion, and Pediatric Neurology, as a member of the American Academy of Neurology board of directors, and as the chair of the scientific and medical advisory board of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation. Dr. Cohen serves as a consultant for Astellas; CoA Therapeutics; Engrail; Immunomx; Minovia Therapeutics; Modis Therapeutics (Zogenix); Neuroene; NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB; Reneo Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Stealth BioTherapeutics Inc; Wellstat; and as a CPT consultant for the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Cohen receives research/grant support from BioElectron Technologies (PTC Therapeutics), the National Institutes of Health (U54NS078059), and Stealth BioTherapeutics Inc and publishing royalties from Elsevier and has received personal compensation for speaking engagements from the American Academy of Neurology and Stealth BioTherapeutics.

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.

Charlene Gamaldo, MD, FAAN, FAASM

Professor, Vice-Chair, Faculty Development, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland


Relationship Disclosure: Dr Gamaldo has served on the board of directors for the American Academy of Neurology, has received personal compensation as a consultant for Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and has received publishing royalties from UpToDate, Inc.

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 Associate Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Stanford, California; Director, Stroke Services, 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 adverse event adjudications in trials sponsored by Boston Scientific and Boehringer Ingelheim.

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 associate editor of Continuum Audio and chair of the Adult Neuroscience Specialty Steering Board at Epic Systems Corporation.

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.

Teshamae Monteith, MD, FAAN

Continuum Audio Associate Editor Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, Florida


Relationship Disclosure: Dr Monteith serves as on the Florida Society of Neurology Executive Board and the Brain & Life Editorial Board.

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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Editorial Staff

Executive Editor

Andrea J. Weiss, MA

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Managing Editor

Amanda Doering

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Production Editor

Tonia Morssink

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Debra Zoellner

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Senior Editorial Associate

Cassandra Grandahl

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