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Professional Advisory Board

Abraham Chyung, M.D.

Chair - Professional Advisory Board
Adult Epileptologist

Robert Gray, Ph.D., ABPP

Vice Chair - Professional Advisory Board
Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Advanced Neurobehavioral Health of Southern California

Keri Carstairs, M.D., MBA

Vice President, Network Operations & Clinical Integration; Chief Population Health Officer; Pediatric Emergency Physician

Rady Children’s Hospital

Jackie Ahearn, MSN, RN

Credential School Nurse
Supervisor, School Health Screening

Rady Children’s Hospital

Sophia Ceulemans, M.S., CGC

Genetic Counselor

Rady Children’s Hospital

Smit S. Chauhan, M.D., M.P.H.

Psychiatrist

Scripps Healthcare
Sharp Healthcare

Bilal Ahmad Choudry, M.D.

Neurologist and Epileptologist

The Neurology Center of Southern California

Monsita Faley, DNP, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner, Neurology

Scripps Health

Jeffrey Gertsch, M.D.

Neurophysiologist, Medical Director of Interventional Neurophysiology, Assistant Professor of Neurosciences

UCSD Medical Center
UCSD School of Medicine

Lauren Giardina, J.D.

Staff Attorney

Disability Rights California

David Gonda, M.D.

Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Rady Children’s Hospital

Amanda Gooding, PhD, ABPP

Neuropsychologist, Associate Professor of Psychiatry

UCSD Medical Center
UCSD School of Medicine

James S. Grisolia, M.D.

Chief of Staff, Neurologist

Scripps Mercy Hospital

Leena Kansal, M.D.

Neurologist

UCSD Epilepsy Center

Olivia Kim-McManus, M.D.

Pediatric Epileptologist

UCSD Medical Center
Rady Children’s Hospital

Mark Nespeca, M.D.

Pediatric Neurologist (retired)

Rady Children’s Hospital

Marc Norman, Ph.D.

Neuropsychiatrist

UCSD Medical Center

Jerry Shih, Ph.D.

Neurologist

UCSD Neurosciences

Howard Taras, M.D.

Pediatrician, Professor, Medical Consultant to School Districts

UCSD Center for Community Health
UCSD School of Medicine

Tracy Wang, M.D.

Neurologist

The Neurology Center



Ari Zeldin, M.D., FAAP FAAN

Pediatric Neurologist

Naval Medical Center San Diego

Tracy Wang, M.D.

Neurologist

The Neurology Center