Alaa Bouzhar, R.NCS.T.
President 2020-Present
Vice President 2016-2019
Examination Committee 2014-2015

Alaa graduated from East-West University ENDT program in 2005. He started his career at Comer’s Children's Hospital where he performed EEG', EP's, and NCV's. In 2012, Alaa took a full time position at the University of Chicago Medical Center where he mainly performed NCS and assisted in teaching nerve conduction techniques to rotating residents and fellows. Alaa passed his R.NCS.T. exam in 2014. He currently holds a position at Kansas University Health System.

Alaa has been a member of the AAET exam committee since 2014.

Vice President
Mary Miller, R.NCS.T.

Mary Miller RPSGT, RST, CNCT, R. NCS.T, has been an employee of Cabell Huntington Hospital in the neurodiagnostic field for the past 12 years. She began her career in the EEG and Sleep Disorders in 2006. Over the last 12 years she has become proficient in EEG, LTM, Critical Care Monitoring, Ambulatory, TCD, Sleep Testing (adult and pediatric), NCS, EP, and multiple other types of testing. In 2017 she was promoted to lead technologist and has taken on the role of educating residents and fellow technologist in all areas of neurodiagnostics. She has also assumed the responsibility of managing daily workflow in our department. She has a passion for teaching residents and other technologist the fundamentals of NCS and educating them on the proper techniques and skills needed to perform quality studies. She enjoys performing nerve conduction studies because it constantly presents new challenges and provides new learning experiences.

Over the last 6 years she has served as secretary, treasurer, and is currently the president elect of the Mid-Atlantic Neurodiagnostic society. She is a goal oriented, driven individual that is willing to go above and beyond for patients, her job, the Mid-Atlantic Neurodiagnostic Society, and AAET.

Melisa Mayberry, R.NCS.T.
Treasurer 2018-Present

Melisa started her career at Southeast Missouri Hospital, Cape Girardeau, MO in 2001, where she performed EEG’s, EP’s, NCV’s, ENG’s, and IOM Cases. She received her neurodiagnostic training with Larry Head and EMG/ NCV training with Jerry Morris R.NCS.T.

In 2008 she became a traveler for Aureus, extending her contract with Greenville Memorial Healthcare, SC where I eventually took a full time position mainly performing NCS on pediatrics and adults, under the direction of a Physician.

In 2014 she accepted a position at University of Missouri Health Care, Columbia, MO performing mainly NCV and assisted in teaching nerve conduction to rotating residents and students. In 2015 she passed the R.NCS.T exam.

She has been Neurodiagnostics for 17 years and is looking forward to extending her contribution to the field by joining the AAET Board of Directors.

Brian Garrison, R.NCS.T.
Secretary, 2016-Present

Brian Garrison is an AAET registered nerve conduction technologist who has been working in the field of neurodiagnostics since early 2012. Brian graduated from Cuyahoga Community College in May 2013 with his associates degree in Neurodiagnostic Technology, then passed the exam for R.NCS.T in 2014. Brian has been working for Neurology and Neuroscience Associates since late 2012 where he performs multiple tests (Evoked potentials, EEG’s and Nerve Conductions) in 3 hospitals and 3 outpatient offices. Since graduation, Brian has been actively pursuing becoming an instructor at CCC and will hopefully be taking on a student or two for nerve conduction clinical education. Brian's hobbies include hiking, foraging for wild edibles, woodworking, music and fixing anything and everything. Brian has 3 children ranging from 19 months to 8 years old.

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