Professional Advisors
The Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan's Professional Advisors are individuals whose professional training, expertise, and interest in epilepsy qualify them to provide active policy guidance and technical assistance to the Board of the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan. Professional Advisors work, along with our Clinical Ambassadors, to advance the mission of the Foundation and to serve the epilepsy community. The following are our current Professional Advisors:

Shan Abbas, MD
Epileptologist
Spectrum Health

Amer Aboukasm, MD
Epileptologist
Henry Ford Health System

Mira Agrawal Cooper, MD, FACP
Internist
IHA

Judy Ahn-Ewing, R.EEG/EP T., CNIM, CLTM, FASET
Neurodiagnostic Technologist

Ellen Air, MD, PhD
Neurosurgeon
Henry Ford Medical Group

Iqbal Allarakhia, MD
Pediatric Epileptologist
Ascension

Nikesh Ardeshna, MD
Epileptologist
McLaren Macomb

Eishi Asano, MD, PhD
Pediatric Epileptologist
Children's Hospital of Michigan

Basel Assaad, MD
Epileptologist
Michigan Institute of Neurology and Epilepsy

Erica Austin, DO
Epileptologist
E. A. Austin DO, PC

Gregory Barkley, MD
Epileptologist
Henry Ford Medical Group

Maysaa Basha, MD
Epileptologist
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Nicholas Beimer, MD
Epileptologist
Michigan Medicine

Susan Bowyer, PhD
Researcher - Biomedical Physics
Henry Ford Health System

David E. Burdette, MD
Epileptologist
Spectrum Health Medical Group

Tyson Burghardt, MD
Epileptologist
Michigan State University

Jules Constantinou, MD
Pediatric Epileptologist
Henry Ford Medical Group

Angela DeBastos, PhD
Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Beaumont Health System

Seth DeVries, MD
Pediatric Epileptologist
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

Daniel R. Fain, MD, FAAN
Pediatric Epileptologist
Spectrum Health

Erin Fedak Romanowski, DO
Pediatric Epileptologist
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

Michelle Figueroa, MD
Pediatric Epileptologist
Wayne State University/DMC

Mohamad Ayman Haykal, MD, FAES
Epileptologist
Spectrum Health

Angel Hernandez. MD
Pediatric Epileptologist
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

Velisa Johnson, PhD
Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

Sucheta Joshi, MD, MS, FAES
Pediatric Epileptologist
Michigan Medicine

Ryan Keating, DO
Epileptologist
Michigan State University

Aimee Luat, MD
Pediatric Epileptologist
Children's Hospital of Michigan

Rohit Marawar, MD
Epileptologist
Wayne State University/DMC

Amy Martyanov, MD
Pediatric Epileptologist
UP Health System Marquette

Anne Marie Michon, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Beaumont Children's

Danielle Nolan, MD
Pediatric Epileptologist
Beaumont Children's Hospital

Christopher Parres, MD
Epileptologist
Beaumont Neuroscience Center

Sanjay Patra, MD
Neurosurgeon
Spectrum Health

Beata Ruprecht, DO
Pediatric Epileptologist
Ascension

Jason Schwalb, MD, FAANS, FACS
Neurosurgeon
Henry Ford Hospital

Alexandra Shaw, MD
Pediatric Epileptologist
Beaumont Health System

Sandeep Sood, MD
Neurosurgeon
Children's Hospital of Michigan

Olufemi Soyode, MD
Pediatric Epileptologist
Center for Adolescent and Child Neurology

Connie Sung, PhD, CRC, LPC
Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling
Michigan State University

Evan Tank, DO
Epileptologist
Spectrum Health

Adriana Tanner, MD, FAES
Epileptologist
Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences

Andrea Thomas, MA, LLP
Psychologist
Henry Ford Hospital

Vibhangini Wasade, MD
Epileptologist
Henry Ford Medical Group

Amanda Weber, DO
Pediatric Epileptologist
Children's Hospital of Michigan

Gerald Scott Winder, MD
Psychiatrist
Michigan Medicine

Michael Wolff, PsyD, ABPdN
Pediatric Neuropsychologist
BRAINS, Grand Rapids

Karol Zakalik, MD
Neurosurgeon
William Beaumont Hospital

Andrew Zillgitt, DO
Epileptologist
Beaumont Health