Amy Brooks-Kayal, M.D.

Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Aurora 
Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, San Diego 

Amy Brooks-Kayal, M.D., is a professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Aurora, and in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, San Diego. She is also chief and Ponzio Family Chair in Pediatric Neurology at the Children’s Hospital Colorado in Denver. Dr. Brooks-Kayal is internationally recognized for her research in the mechanisms of and new therapies for epilepsy and her expertise in clinical care for people with epilepsy. She is a member of the board of directors and incoming president of the American Epilepsy Society. She earned her M.D. from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and completed residencies in pediatrics and child neurology at Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia.