Virtual Summit Essentials: Speaker Information

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dan Gottlieb

Dr. Dan Gottlieb began his practice in 1969 after receiving undergraduate and graduate degrees at Temple University. As a young psychologist, his early career specialized in addictions where he ultimately was the director of a community based treatment program in Philadelphia. During this time he became a respected clinician, teacher and supervisor of psychiatrists, psychologists and clinical social workers. He taught at Hahnemann University and consulted and taught with most of the universities throughout the region. Dr. Gottlieb is also the co-host with Jennifer Lynn on the radio show “Voices in the Family,” where he talks about mental health and well-being….continue reading

Lunch Time Speakers: Christopher Cross & Barry Shore

Christopher Cross
Singer-song writer, GBS Patient
Barry Shore

Barry Shore

 GBS survivor, motivational speaker, and author of The Joy of Living

Global Medical Advisory Board

Peter D. Donofrio, MD

Foundation GMAB Chairman, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, Tennessee

Bart C. Jacobs, MD

Foundation GMAB Vice Chairman, Erasmus University Medical Center

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Richard A. Lewis, MD

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, California

Dr. Sami Khella

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

– Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gareth Parry, MD

University of Minnesota

– Minneapolis, Minnesota

Eduardo Nobile-Orazio,


Humanitas Clinical and Research Center

– Milan, Italy

David S. Saperstein, MD

Center for Complex Neurology

– Phoenix, Arizona

Professor Hugh J. Willison, MBBS, PhD, FRCP

University of Glasgow

– Glasgow, United Kingdom

Jeffrey Allen, MD

University of Minnesota

– Minneapolis, Minnesota

Eroboghene E. Ubogu, MD

UAB Medical Center

– Birmingham, Alabama

Betty Soliven, MD

UChicago Medicine

– Chicago, Illinois

Maureen Su, MD

UCLA Health

– Los Angeles, California

Mamatha Pasnoor, MD

University of Kansas Medical Center

– Kansas City, Kansas

Filip Eftimov, MD

University of Amsterdam

– Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Thomas Harbo, MD

Aarhaus University Hospital,

– Århus, Denmark

Luis Querol, MD

Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

– Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Natalia Belova

The Research Centre

– Moscow, Russia

Professor Atchayaram Nalini

National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences

– Bengaluru, India

Dr. Jeffrey Wertheimer 


– Los Angeles, California

Sterling Painton

Sterling Yoga

– Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania