The NAEC Board of Directors is comprised of physician leaders, all of whom are directly involved in the management of their epilepsy centers. From this perspective, the NAEC Board carries out the mission of the Association to enhance quality epilepsy care by supporting specialized epilepsy centers by setting standards of care, advocating for access to high quality epilepsy services, and providing centers the tools and resources to better serve their patients.
NAEC Board for 2021
Susan T. Herman, M.D.
Barrow Neurological Institute Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Fred Lado, M.D., PhD
Hofstra Northwell Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Great Neck, NY
Meriem Bensalem-Owen, M.D., FANA, FACNS, FAES
University of Kentucky Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Kevin Chapman, M.D.
Barrow Neurological Institute At Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Dave Clarke, M.D.
UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program
Jennifer Hopp, M.D.
University of Maryland Epilepsy Center
Stephan Schuele, M.D.
Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Nathan B. Fountain, M.D.
F.E. Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Ellen Riker, MHA, Executive Director
Johanna Gray, MPA, Deputy Director
Barbara Small, Programs Manager