Professional Advisory Board

  • Michael C. Smith, M.D. (Chairman) – Rush University Medical Center
  • Saba Ahmad - Children’s Hospital University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System 
  • Jorge Asconapé, M.D. – Loyola University Health System
  • Antoneta Balabanov, M.D. – Rush University Medical Center
  • Adriana Bermeo-Ovalle, M.D. – Rush University Medical Center
  • Lawrence P. Bernstein, M.D. – Rush University Medical Center
  • Alma Bicknese, M.D. – University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Angela Roiko Bogust, M.S.W., L.C.S.W. – University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Richard W. Byrne, M.D. – Rush University Medical Center
  • Stephen R. Clingerman, Ph.D. – John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County Fantus Clinic
  • James H. Fischer, Pharm.D. – University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy 
  • Patricia Fischer, R.N. - University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy
  • Marlis Frey, B.S.N., M.S.N. - Rush University Medical Center
  • Elizabeth E. Gerard, M.D. – Northwestern Medicine
  • Mitra Habibi, Pharm.D. - University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy
  • Yevgenya Kaydanova, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Neurology
  • Sookyong Koh, M.D., Ph.D. – Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Michael H. Kohrman, M.D. – University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital
  • Marianne Larsen, M.D. – Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Jeffery A. Loeb, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Linda Laux, M.D. – Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Michael P. Macken, M.D., M.R.C.P.I. – Northwestern Medicine
  • Charles Marcuccilli M.D., Ph.D. - University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital
  • Abdul-Hassein Mazin, M.D., M.P.H. – Alexian Brothers Women and Children’s Hospital
  • Melissa Mika, R.N. - Northwestern Medicine
  • John Millichap, M.D. Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Jaishree Narayanan, M.D. - NorthShore University Health System
  • Douglas R. Nordli, Jr., M.D. – Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Patricia Ogden, A.P.N., F.N.P., NP-C – University of Chicago Medicine
  • Esmerelda Llanas Park, M.D.
  • Serge J.C. Pierre-Louis, M.D., M.P.H. – John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
  • Joshua M. Rosenow, M.D. – Northwestern University Neurology
  • Marvin A. Rossi, M.D., Ph.D. – Rush University Medical Center
  • Maxwell Rovner, M.D., J.D. University of Chicago Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Michael Schrift, D.O., M.A.  – University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Psychiatry
  • Stephan U. Schuele, M.D., M.P.H. – Northwestern Medicine
  • Jean-Paul Spire, M.D. – University of Chicago
  • Michael Stein, M.D. – Rush University Medical Center
  • Travis R. Stoub, Ph.D. – Rush Epilepsy Center 
  • Roy Sucholeiki, M.D. – Central DuPage Hospital
  • James Tao, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Chicago Department of Neurology
  • Martha Weber, R.N. – NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • Deborah Zielinski, Rush University Medical Center

EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF GREATER CHICAGO STAFF

  • Debbie Flader, Director of Clinical Services