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
Spectrum Health

Amer Aboukasm, MD

Ascension

Mira Agrawal Cooper, MD, FACP
IHA

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

Ellen Air, MD, PhD
Henry Ford Medical Group

Iqbal Allarakhia, MD
Ascension

Nikesh Ardeshna, MD
McLaren Macomb

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

Basel Assaad, MD
Michigan Institute of Neurology and Epilepsy

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

Gregory Barkley, MD
Henry Ford Medical Group

Maysaa Basha, MD
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Nicholas Beimer, MD
Michigan Medicine

Susan Bowyer, PhD
Henry Ford Health System

David E. Burdette, MD
Spectrum Health Medical Group

Tyson Burghardt, MD
Michigan State University

Jules Constantinou, MD
Henry Ford Medical Group

Angela DeBastos, PhD
Beaumont Health System

Seth DeVries, MD
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

Daniel R. Fain, MD, FAAN
Spectrum Health

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

Michelle Figueroa, MD
Wayne State University/DMC

Mohamad Ayman Haykal, MD, FAES
Spectrum Health

Angel Hernandez. MD
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

Velisa Johnson, PhD
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

Sucheta Joshi, MD, MS, FAES
Michigan Medicine

Ryan Keating, DO
Michigan State University

Aimee Luat, MD
Children's Hospital of Michigan

Rohit Marawar, MD
Wayne State University/DMC

Amy Martyanov, MD
Up Health System Marquette

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

Danielle Nolan, MD
Beaumont Children's Hospital

Christopher Parres, MD
Beaumont Neuroscience Center

Yanny Phillips, DO, PhD
Bronson Health System

Beata Ruprecht, DO
Ascension

Jason Schwalb, MD, FAANS, FACS
Henry Ford Hospital

Alexandra Shaw
Beaumont Health System

Sandeep Sood, MD
Children's Hospital of Michigan

Marianna Spanaki-Varelas, MD, PhD, MBA

Henry Ford Medical Group

Connie Sung, PhD, CRC, LPC
Michigan State University

Evan Tank, DO
Spectrum Health

Adriana Tanner, MD, FAES
Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences

Andrea Thomas, MA, LLP
Henry Ford Hospital

Vibhangini Wasade, MD
Henry Ford Medical Group

Amanda Weber, DO
Children's Hospital of Michigan

Gerald Scott Winder, MD
Michigan Medicine

Michael Wolff, PsyD, ABPdN
BRAINS, Grand Rapids

Karol Zakalik, MD
William Beaumont Hospital

Andrew Zillgitt, DO
Beaumont Health