Mohamad Mikati M.D., Davison Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Neurobiology, Chief of Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine, Duke University. Dr. Mikati’s clinical and basic science research centers on pediatric epilepsy and neurodevelopmental disorders. Previously, he was on the Faculty at Harvard as Director of Research in the Epilepsy Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and then as Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Founder and Director of the Adult and Pediatric Epilepsy Program at the American University of Beirut. He has more than 240 peer-reviewed publications and many books. Dr. Mikati has been President of the Union of the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Pediatric Societies, on the Standing Committee of the IPA, Officer of the International Child Neurology Association, Adviser to UNICEF, WHO, IPA and the American Board of Pediatrics, and one of only two Pediatric Neurologists, initially chosen worldwide, on the WHO advisory committee for the International Classification of Disease.