North American Neuromodulation Society

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

President

Ashwini Sharan, MD FACS

Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology
Program Director
Director of Functional and Epilepsy Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA USA<

ashwini.sharan@jefferson.edu

Grants
Groff Foundation – MAJOR
DARPA - Major
NIH - Major

Equity
Cerebral Therapeutics
http://www.cerebraltherapeutics.com
Tigerlabs
Mudjala

Consulting
Cerebral Therapeutics - Minor
Voyager Therapeutics – Minor

President-Elect

B. Todd Sitzman, MD, MPH

Advanced Pain Therapy
Hattiesburg, MS
toddsitzman@msn.com

Board of Directors- Minimal
American Academy of Pain Medicine Foundation- Minimal
Member of Editorial Board- Minimal
WIKISTIM- Minimal

Vice President

Peter Konrad, MD, PhD

 

Professor of Neurosurgery and Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN USA
peter.konrad@vanderbilt.edu

Grants from Medtronic and NIH.
Consulting for Medtronic
Grants from Medtronic, NIH and USARMY
Fiduciary Position – Neurotargeting LLC

Treasurer

Lawrence Poree, MD, PhD

 

Professor
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA USA
poreel@anesthesia.ucsf.edu

Consultant for Medtronic, Stimwave, Mallinkrodt, and Saluda.
Previously owned stock options in Spinal Modulation before they were acquired by St. Jude last year. Paid for these stock options by St. Jude in two installments, once last year and the final payment this year.
Serves on the California Society of Interventional Pain Physicians BOD

Secretary

Salim Hayek, MD, PhD

University Hospitals, Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
salim.hayek@uhhospitals.org

Fellowship support from Boston Scientific, St. Jude Medical, and Medtronic.
Grants from St. Jude Medical and Medtronic.
Advisory board position for Boston Scientific, Nuvectra, Globus, Flowonix, and Mallinckrodt.
Stock options from Neuros.

Past President

David Kloth, MD

 

Connecticut Pain Care
Danbury, CT
dkmd@ctpaincare.com

Stim Q Shareholder
Stim Wave Share Options
Waypoint Medical - Consultant- Minor ($25,000)
Stimwave/ Stim Q Consultant- Minimal (Less than $1,000)
Connecticut Pain Society, Connecticut Worker Compensation Advisory Board, MPW

Senior Advisor to the Board 

Konstantin Slavin, MD

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL USA
kslavin@uic.edu

Consulting agreements with St. Jude Medical, Medtronic, Nevro, Inegra, Nuvectra.
Research support from Boston Scientific, ATI, Neuros, Integra, Bioness.
Publishing agreement with Karger.
Stock options with Stimwave

Directors-at-Large

Director-at-Large

Steven Falowski, MD

St. Lukes University Health System
Bethlehem, PA USA
sfalowski@gmail.com

Consulting agreements with Medtronic and St. Jude Medical
Principal investigator for St. Jude Medical.
Research agreements with Suture Concepts, Cyberonics and Saluda Medical.

Director-at-Large

Julie Huang-Lionnet, MD

 

Greenwich Hospital, Yale New Haven-Health
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
julie.huang@greenwichhospital.org

Director-at-Large

Leonardo Kapural, MD PhD

 

Director of the Chronic Pain Center at Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC
LKapural@ccrpain.com

Director-at-Large

Jason Pope, MD, DABPM, FIPP

 

Summit Pain Alliance
Santa Rosa, CA USA
popeje@me.com

Consulting agreements with Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, Flowonix, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Mallinckrodt.
Advisory board positions with Moncor.
Royalties from Elsevier and Springer.

Director-at-Large

David Provenzano, MD

 

Pain Diagnostics and Interventional Care
Pittsburgh, PA
davidprovenzano@hotmail.com

Consulting agreements with Medtronic, Halyard, St. Jude, and Trevena (Minor)
ASRA Board of Directors, ASA Educational Subcommittee for Pain Medicine, INS-Education and CME Committee Co-chair and Advocacy and Society Liaison Committee Co-chair

Director-at-Large

Brian Kopell, MD

 

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neurology
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
brian.kopell@mountsinai.org

Director-at-Large

Julie Pilitsis, MD, PhD

 

Albany Medical College
Chair Dept of Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics Professor of Neurosurgery
Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics (DNET)

PilitsJ@mail.amc.edu

consultant for Medtronic, Boston Scientific and St. Jude and receives grant support from Medtronic, Boston Scientific, St. Jude, Jazz Pharmaceuticals and NIH 1R01CA166379. She is the medical advisor for Centauri and has stock equity.
AANS, CNS, ASSFN

Ex-Oficio Director-at-Large

Parag G. Patil, MD PhD

Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery
Associate Professor, Neurology
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering

NANS Foundation President

Ali Rezai, MD

 

Director, Neurological Institute
Associate Dean of Neuroscience
Director, Ross Center for Brain Health and Performance
Stanley D. and Joan H. Ross Chair in Neuromodulation
Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
ali.rezai@osumc.edu
Board of Directors, Autonomic Technologies, Inc.

Executive Director

Chris Welber, MBA

 

cwelber@neuromodulation.org

*NANS designates conflicts of interest under the following categories: Minimal includes amounts between $0-$2500; Minor: $2500-$25,000 and Major consists of amounts greater than $25,000.

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Upcoming Events

  • June 26-29 2017

    17th Quadrennial Meeting of the WSSFN
    Hotel Intercontinental
    Berlin, Germany
    www.wssfn-congress.org

  • July 17-18, 2017

    14th World Congress on Neurology and
    Neurological Disorders
    Chicago, IL
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  • August 28–30, 2017

    The 22nd Annual Gabor Racz Advanced
    Interventional Budapest Pain
    Conference and Workshop
    Budapest, Hungary
    www.congressline.hu/pain2017/

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