Gregory D. Cascino, MD, FAAN
Gregory D. Cascino, MD, FAAN, is the Whitney MacMillan, Jr. Professor of Neuroscience at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and the Enterprise Director of Epilepsy at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He attended Northwestern University and received his degree in medicine from Rush Medical College in Chicago, IL. Cascino completed an internal medicine residency at Duke University in Durham, NC, and a neurology residency and clinical neurophysiology fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. In 1988, Cascino joined the staff of the Mayo Clinic. His interests have included the identification of surgically remediable epileptic syndromes and advanced neuroimaging in patients with drug-resistant focal epilepsy. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and presented approximately 400 invited lectures. Cascino has participated in the training of over 75 epilepsy-EEG fellows. He is currently an associate editor of Neurology®, chair of the AAN Member Engagement Committee, and an ex officio member of the AAN Board of Directors. He previously served on the American Epilepsy Society (AES) Board of Directors, the Council of the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, and the Professional Advisory Board Executive Committee of the Epilepsy Foundation of America, and is past-chair of the AAN's Epilepsy Section. Cascino was the recipient of the J. Kiffin Penry Excellence in Epilepsy Care Award presented by the AES in 2013. He is married to Teresa Griffin Cascino and has two sons (Dr. Matthew and Dr. Gregory Joseph), one daughter (Mary), two daughters-in-law (Dr. Missy Haehn and Sarah), and two terrific grandkids (Ira and Charles).