North American Neuromodulation Society


NANS has several organized committees that work to accomplish the goals and mission of NANS. NANS encourages all members to become actively involved in one or more of our committees.

If you're interested in joining a committee, please e-mail the committee chair or the NANS office for more information.

David Provenzano, MD - Chair
Joshua M. Rosenow, MD FACS - AANS RUC, Co-Chair

The Advocacy and Policy Committee reviews and works on programs and projects related to promoting the field of Neuromodulation and ensuring appropriate patient access. The group also liaises with key stakeholders, including: industry, government institutions and other interested/related parties to advocate for Neuromodulation as a treatment modality.
Corey Hunter, MD, Co-Chair
Joshua P. Prager, MD MS, Co-Chair
Stephanie G. Vanterpool, MD MBA, Co-Chair

The Annual Meeting Planning Committee selects and reviews possible meeting venues and plans the logistics concerning the Annual Meeting.
Chelsey Hoffmann, PA-C, RD, MA
Casey Grillo MSN, APRN

Morteza Rabii DNP, APRN, APGPNP-BC – Education Subcommittee Co-Chair

Nicole Busch MSN, APRN – Education Subcommittee Co-Chair

Lauren Cimino APRN, CNP – Social Media Subcommittee Co-Chair

Marie Zambelli MSN, FNP-C – Social Media Subcommittee Co-Chair

Megan Filoramo MSN RN-BC, APRN-BC, PGMT-BC, AP-PMN, IHWNC-BC – Membership Subcommittee Co-Chair

Amy Yates MS, CNRN, AGNP-C – Membership Subcommittee Co-Chair

Beth Parente PA-C, MHS – Research Subcommittee Co-Chair

Ashley Mears PA-C, HMBA – Research Subcommittee Co-Chair

Peter Konrad, MD PhD- Chair
Dario Englot, MD- Co-Chair                                                                                                                                                                          Parag Patil, MD PhD- Co-Chair                                                                                                                                                                  Magda Anitescu, MD PhD                               

The Bylaws Review Committee develops and reviews the society’s bylaws and governing documents.
Steven Falowski, MD -Chair;
Kiran Patel, MD

The Certification Committee oversees the development and implementation of educational and training programs. The committee is also working on the foundation of a practical exam that will focus on key criteria for neuromodulation practitioners.
Lawrence Poree, MD MPH PhD - Past-Chair
Stephanie Vanterpool, MD MBA - Chair
Jonathan Goree, MD - Chair-Elect
Myrdalis Diaz-Ramirez, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

Rany T. Abdallah, MD PhD MBA – Chair                                                                                                                                      Ahmed Raslan, MD FAANS – Past-Chair                                                                                                                                          Alaa A. Abd-Elsayed, MD MPH – Vice Chair                                                                                                                                    Mark N. Malinowski, DO – Secretary                                                                                                                                          Hemant Kalia, MD MPH – Treasurer                                                                                                                                              Adam Burkey, MD – Member-at-large 

The mission of the North American Neuromodulation Society’s Education Committee is to promote and maintain the highest levels of care for the therapeutic modalities we use to help people afflicted from a variety of neurological conditions. We create and support learning opportunities for neuromodulators, through written, virtual, and practical teaching sessions that improve awareness of recommended standards in safety and efficacy. Through continual efforts by esteemed faculty and the top practitioners in our field from around the world, we review and expand upon the knowledge base for the field. Promoting innovation through clinical research and technological advancement helps to ensure improvement of treatment for the future.
Peter Konrad, MD PhD, Chair

The Emerging Technology Assessment Committee promotes research and exploration of new and emerging technologies applicable to the field of Neuromodulation.
Parag Patil, MD PhD-Chair
Richard Rauck, MD, Co-Chair                                                                                                                                                          Susan Moeschler, MD                                                                                                                                                                        Ahmed Raslan, MD FAANS                                                                                                                                                                            Richard North, MD                                                                                                                               
The purpose of the Ethics and Compliance Committee is to assess and to enhance the ethical behavior of NANS and its members. The scope of the committee spans conflict-of-interest, conduct, and professionalism issues, within or related to the activities of the Society. 
Corey Hunter, MD -Chair
Kiran Patel, MD

Julie Pilitsis, MD PhD
Ellen Air, MD PhD

Corey Hunter, MD
Bryan Hoelzer, MD, Chair
Chen Wu, MD, Co-Chair

The Membership Committee actively promotes and recruits members to the society.
Michael Hanes, MD
Linda Wolbers, MD
Heather Basara, MD
Rosa M. Navarro, MD
Erika Petersen, MD PhD
Kap Holloway, MD
Jacqueline Weisbein, MD
Sam Grodofsky, MD
David Charles, MD

John Markham, MD
January Cadaver Course Co-Chairs
Michael Hanes, MD; Kiran Patel, MD; Ahmed Raslan, MD FAANS; Ashwin Viswanathan, MD

Pump Course Chair
Michael Saulino, MD

I3 Chair
Ashwin Viswanathan, MD

The Annual Meeting Planning Committee selects and reviews possible meeting venues and plans the logistics concerning the Annual Meeting.
Nick Knezevic, MD PhD

Anuj Bhatia, MBBS MD PhD
2022 NANS RFS Officers:
Ankur A. Patel, DO - Chair
Elliot Klein, MD - Secretary
Samantha Erosa, MD - Diversity & Inclusion Officer
TBD - Mentorship Liaison
Wenyu Pan, MD - Education Liaison
TBD - Research Liaison
Amir Ahmadian, DO - Chief Technology Officer
Preet Patel, MD -RFS Liaison
Young Neuromodulators:
Rushna Ali, MD - Chair
Ryan D'Souza, MD - Chair
Vwaire Orhurhu, MD MPH - Chair
Ellen Air, MD PhD, Co-Chair
Susan Moeschler, MD, Co-Chair
Ahmed Raslan, MD FAANS Co-Chair
Alaa A. Abd-Elsayed, MD MPH Co-Chair

Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, MD PhD, Abstracts

The Scientific Program Committee works on and develops content for the Annual Meeting.
Ellen Air, MD, PhD, Co-Chair
Corey Hunter, MD, Co-Chair

The Website Committee develops and provides content for the society’s webpage.
2021 Officers
Magdalena Anitescu, MD PhD - Immediate Past Chair
Kiran Patel, MD - Chair
Stephanie Vanterpool, MD MBA  - Chair-Elect
Julie Pilitsis, MD PhD - NANS Liaison
Gianna Casini, MD - Member-at-Large
Mallory Hacker, PhD - Member-at-Large
Lisa Ramirez-Kroopf, MD - Member-at-Large
Alison Weisheipl, MD - Member-at-Large
The Women in Neuromodulation (WIN®) section was formed to educate, inspire and encourage women working in the field of neuromodulation, regardless of medical specialty, to realize their professional and personal goals and to serve the discipline in addressing the issues inherent to training and maintaining a diverse and balanced workforce.

Learn about the Residents and Fellows Committee 

Here you will find resources dedicated to residents, fellows and students interested in or training in the field of neuromodulation. In addition to fellowship and job listings, we provide opportunities for education, conferences, and courses. 

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NANS Events   

  • Jan. 18-21, 2024

    NANS 2024 Annual Meeting #PatientsFirst
    Caesar's Palace
    Las Vegas, NV 

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