Congratulations to the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner - Dr. Prakash Kotagal

14 Jan 2020 8:22 AM | Anonymous


I am indeed very grateful to be chosen for the AINA Lifetime Achievement Award.  More than any one individual, this award highlights the work of AINA members in advancing patient care, teaching and research by neurologists of Indian origin in the United States, India and elsewhere. 

Prakash Kotagal received his medical degree from the University of Madras, India. He trained in Pediatrics at St. Louis University, Pediatric Neurology at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, followed by fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology & Epilepsy at the Cleveland Clinic as well as Sleep Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. He is Professor of Neurology at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Staff Physician at Cleveland Clinic in the Pediatric Epilepsy Section.

Dr. Kotagal is an author on 122 papers, 17 editorials/letters and 41 book chapters. He also edited the textbook: The Epilepsies: Etiologies & Prevention. His research interests include: Pediatric Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery, Seizure Semiology, Neurostimulation, New Antiepileptic Drugs and the Relationship between Sleep & Epilepsy.

Dr. Kotagal served as Associate Editor for the Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology and is on the editorial boards of several journals. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society. He is President-elect of the Association of Indian Neurologists in America (AINA).

AINA extends sincere congratulations to Dr. Kotagal for his lifetime of great work! Dr. Kotagal will be recognized at the 37th Annual AINA Dinner Meeting in conjunction with AAN's annual meeting.

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