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 2018

Nathan B. Fountain, M.D.
F.E. Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Charlottesville, VA

Susan T. Herman, M.D.
Vice President
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Boston, MA

Jerry J. Shih, M.D.
University of California, San Diego Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
San Diego, CA

Anto Bagić, M.D., Ph.D., FAES, FACNS
University of Pittsburgh Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (UPCEC)
Pittsburgh, PA

Meriem Bensalem-Owen, M.D., FANA, FACNS, FAES
University of Kentucky Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Lexington, KY

Robert T. Wechsler, M.D., Ph.D., FAES, FAAN
Idaho Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Boise, ID

Mary Zupanc, M.D.
CHOC Children’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Orange, CA

David Labiner, M.D.
Past President
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Tucson, AZ

NAEC Staff:

Ellen Riker, MHA, Executive Director
Johanna Gray, MPA, Deputy Director
Jennifer McCrindle, MPA, Accreditation and Programs Manager