Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Meet Our Team

Our team of epilepsy specialists collaborates to determine the best treatment for each patient. The team includes:

  • Full-time epileptologists who are experts in medical management of the disease 
  • Neurosurgeons experienced in epilepsy surgery
  • Nurse clinicians who help educate patients about the disease and answer day-to-day questions
  • Social workers to help patients and families cope with psychological and social issues
  • A pharmacologist with advanced knowledge of antiepileptic drugs
  • A neuropsychologist who tests cognitive function  

Epileptologists   

 Gautam S. Popli, MBBS, Director (adult and pediatric)

Jane G. Boggs, MD

Chon Lee, MD (pediatric)

Heidi Munger Clary, MD

 Cormac A. O'Donovan, MD

Maria C. Sam, MD

Mary Silvia, MD (pediatric)

Matthew Wong, MD

Neurosurgeons 

Daniel E. Couture, MD (adult and pediatric)

Adrian W. Laxton, MD

Neuropsychologist 

Myriam Sollman, PhD

Epilepsy Information Network 

Patricia A. Gibson, MS

Pediatric Neurologist 

Annette Grefe, MD

MEG Scientist 

Jennifer Stapleton, PhD

Nurse Practioners 

Kathleen Griffin, PNP - BC

Christy Loveall, FNP-C

Jean Ann Trull, MSN, CPNP 

Pharmacologist 

Catherine Wandell, PharmD

Social Worker 

Karen Baiada, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Nurse Manager 

Sharon Pettiford, RN, MSN

Chief Technologist Supervisor of EMU & MEG Lab 

Cassie Cornell, R.EEGT and R.PSGT

Registered Dietician 

Mandi J. Irwin, RD, LDN

Program Coordinator 

Sandy Griffin

Epilepsy Surgery Program Coordinator

Valerie Woodard, RN

 

Quick Reference

Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
336-716-5555
Neurology Clinic
336-716-4101

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Last Updated: 03-28-2014
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