Faculty Interests

Martha Diane Carlson, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology 
Clinical Interests: Diagnosis and treatment of developmental disorders and childhood movement disorders 
Research Interests: Neurodevelopmental disorders

Vivian G. Cheung, M.D.

Specialty: Human Genetics, Neurology
Research Interests: Human genetics and the study of gene regulation.        

Louis Dang, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialty: Child Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology
Clinical interests: Pediatric Epilepsy, Genetic Epilepsies
Research interests: Stem cell models of genetic epilepsies

Gita Gupta, M.D.

Specialty: Sleep Medicine
Clinical Interests: Pediatric sleep disorders
Research Interests: Sleep disorders of infants and children, with a focus on early life epilepsies

Timothy Francis Hoban, M.D.

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology, Sleep Medicine 
Clinical Interests: Epilepsy, parasomnias, sleep apnea and upper airway resistance syndrome.
Research Interests: Epilepsy and sleep disorders.

Sucheta Madhav Joshi M.D., M.S.

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology 
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Epilepsy, Pediatric Electroencephalography 
Research Interests: Epilepsy treatment and outcomes Nutrition in epilepsy

Steven Mark Leber, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology 
Clinical Interests: Pediatric headaches, fetal neurology, brain malformations
Research Interests: Clinical application of the internet.

Ava Lin, M.D.

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology
Clinical Interests: Pediatric neuromuscular diseases, electrodiagnostics
Research Interests: Genetics of inherited neuropathy; Natural history studies, clinical trials and outcome measures for neuromuscular disorders.

Kerri Neville, M.D.

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Epilepsy, refractory epilepsy management and epilepsy surgery
Research/Other Interests: Quality Improvement; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Pediatric Stroke

Lisa Matlen, M.D. 

Specialty: Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Sleep Disorders

Nancy McNamara, M.D.

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Epilepsy, Epilepsy Surgery
Other Interests: Medical Education

Erin Elizabeth Neil (Knierbein), D.O.

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology 
Clinical Interests: Pediatric neuromuscular diseases
Research Interests: SMA and Clinical Trials

Patricia Lou Robertson, M.D.

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology  
Clinical Interests: Pediatric brain tumors, neurological complications of childhood cancer, tuberous sclerosis and neurofibromatosis 
Research Interests: Treatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors

Erin Fedak Romanowski, D.O.

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology
Clinical Interests: Clinical Neurophysiology
Research Interests: Global Health

Renee Adele Shellhaas, M.D., M.S.

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology 
Clinical Interests: Epilepsy; Neonatal Seizures 
Research Interests: Neonatal neurology, sleep as a marker of functional brain development in newborns, neonatal seizures, early-life epilepsy

Faye S Silverstein, M.D.

Specialty: Pediatric Neurology 
Clinical Interests: Pediatric movement disorder 
Research Interests: Neonatal neuroprotection; pediatric neurocritical care

Rachel Gottlieb-Smith, M.D.

Clinical interests: General child neurology
Research and/or other interests: Medical education

Garnett Smith, M.D.

Clinical Interest: Treatment of seizures and epilepsy, surgical evaluation and surgical treatment of epilepsy.
Research Interest: Quantitative Analysis of EEG, Application of Network Neuroscience to EEG signal
Other Interests: hiking, camping, fishing, sailing, having fun with my family

Julie Ziobro, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Interests: Genetic epilepsy, epilepsy surgery
Research and/or other Interests: Early life genetic epilepsies