Board Of Directors

We are grateful to have a multispecialty inspiring leadership team dedicated to fast-tracking diagnostics, therapeutics, technologies, and policies.

Board Of Directors

Babak Kateb

Chairman and CEO of SBMT 1st President SBMT, WBMF Pioneer in Medicine Award, 2015 | NanoneuroSurgery and NeuroPhotonics Subcommittee SBMT 2023-2024, BCI, Neurotechnology, Neuroengineering Subcommitee 2023-2024, Military Medicine Subcommittee 2023 - 2024 | Neuroscience20 Global Chairman
Founding Chairman of the Board of SBMT and President of World Brain Mapping Foundation, Scientific Director of SBMT and Brain Mapping Foundation, Director of National Center for Nano-Bio-Electronics, Director of Brain Technology and Innovation Park (BTIP), and Chairman of science advisory board of Infinity Arc (cancer/radiosurgery tech).

Seung-Schik Yoo

Seung-Schik is an associate professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, and is a director of Neuromodulation and Tissue Engineering Laboratory (NTEL), Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Andre Machado

Chairman of Neurosurgical Institute Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA

Ashraf Mounir Elsayegh

Dr. Elsayegh graduated from the Ross University School of Medicine in 1998. He works in Los Angeles, CA and 3 other locations and specializes in Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Respiratory Therapy, Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine.

Dawn S. Eliashiv

Epilepsy, EEG, MEG, and NeuroRadiology Subcommittee SBMT 2023- 2024
Professor of Neurology and Co-Director of the UCLA Seizure Disorders Center, Los Angeles CA, USA

Roger W. Werne

BCI, Neurotechnology, Neuroengineering Subcommitee 2023-2024
Associate Director for Engineering and Technology Transfer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CA, USA

Jennifer Fogarty

Chief Scientific Officer for the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine and the Director of Applied Health and Performance at Sophic Synergistics LLC.

Robert W. Thatcher

2020 Award Recipient
Founder and CEO of Applied Neuroscience, Inc.,Director of Applied Neuroscience Research Institute, St. Petersburg, FL, USA

George Perry

PhD | Alzheimer's Subcommittee | 2024 Golden Axon Leadership Award
Semmes Foundation Distinguished Chair of Neurobiology University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, USA

Julie Pilitsis

Dean of Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, VP for Medical Affairs, Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery Florida Atlantic University, FL, USA

Abilash Haridas

22nd President of SBMT (2024-2025) | Chair of Cerebrovascular advances Subcommittee 2024-2025
Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Astra Neurosurgical Institute.
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