Professional Advisory Board – Northwest

The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest’s Professional Advisory Board – Northwest (PAB-NW) is composed of health care professionals (neurologists, epileptologists, neuropsychologists, nurses and social workers) who provide guidance on epilepsy related health topics, help with public education and information, support EFNW fundraising activities and programs, and is the lead committee for the annual Camp Discovery. The PAB-NW may also include non-medical professionals such as an attorney, educator or other related profession.

PAB-NW Executive Committee

Chair, Edward “Rusty” Novotny, Jr., M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital/UW Medicine (Seattle, WA)
David “Ike” Buckland, D.O., Mat-Su Regional Medical Center (Wasilla, AK)
Matthew Evans, D.O., Providence Brain & Spine Institute (Portland, OR)
Nancy Johnson, R.N. III, UW Regional Epilepsy Center – Harborview (Seattle, WA)
Julia Toub, M.D., Providence Brain & Spine Institute (Portland, OR)
David Vossler, M.D., UW Valley Neuroscience Institute (Renton, WA)

PAB-NW Members

Western Washington
Gail Anderson, Ph.D., University of Washington, Dept. of Pharmacy (Seattle, WA)
Lisa Caylor, M.D., Swedish Neuroscience Institute (Seattle, WA)
Michael Doherty, M.D., Swedish Neuroscience Institute (Seattle, WA)
Ryder Gwinn, M.D., Swedish Neuroscience Institute (Seattle, WA)
Alan Haltiner, Ph.D., Swedish Neuroscience Institute (Seattle, WA)
Laura Lynam, M.D., MultiCare Neuroscience Center (Tacoma, WA)
John W. Miller, M.D., Ph.D., UW Regional Epilepsy Center (Seattle, WA)
Jeff Ojemann, M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital (Seattle, WA)
James Owens, M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital (Seattle, WA)
Nicholas Poolos, M.D., Ph.D., UW Regional Epilepsy Center (Seattle, WA)
Russell Saneto, D.O., Ph.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital (Seattle, WA)
Jehuda Sepkuty, M.D., Swedish Neuroscience Institute (Seattle, WA)
Hillary Shurtleff, Ph.D., ABPP/CN, Seattle Children’s Hospital (Seattle, WA)
Justin Stahl, M.D., Virginia Mason Clinic (Seattle, WA)

Oregon/SW Washington
Jason Coryell, M.D., Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)
John Dempster, M.D., Legacy Health & Medical Group (Portland, OR)
Katherine Dodson, M.D., Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)
Felicia Ferguson, M.D., Kaiser Permanente (Portland, OR)
Julia Kintz, R.N., BSN School Nurse Corps (Vancouver, WA)
Dan Kriz, Ph.D., Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)
Gary McLean, R.N., E.M.T., Sandy Fire Department (Sandy, OR)
John McBurney, M.D., The Oregon Clinic (Portland, OR)
Michele Metrik, M.D., Legacy Hospital (Portland, OR)
Paul Motika, M.D., Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)
P.J. Pohowalla, M.D., Providence Medical Center (Portland, OR)
Colin Roberts, M.D., Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)
Martin Salinsky, M.D., Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)
David Spencer, M.D., Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)
Jan Spencer, MSW, LCSW, Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)
Victoria Wong, M.D., Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)
Carter Wray, M.D., Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)

Eastern Washington
Greg MacDonald, M.D., Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital (Spokane, WA)
Conrad Nievera, M.D., Rockwood Epilepsy & Stroke Center (Spokane, WA)
Timothy Powell, M.D., Providence Epilepsy Center (Spokane, WA)
Maamoon Tammaa, M.D., Kadlec Regional Medical Center (Richland, WA)

Alaska
Scot Hines, M.D., Alaska Native Medical Center (Anchorage, AK)
Roderic Smith, M.D., (Anchorage, AK)