MEET OUR EXPERTS

Ali Hashemian Ph.d.

 Ali Hashemian is the operations manager for Brain Science International. His prior experience includes supervision of diagnostic evaluations, QEEG recording and interpretation and  non-medication based interventions including Neurofeedback,  Auditory Integration Training, Sensory Integration training and coaching to thousands of  clients over the past decade. He has completed the Hearing Conservation Certification  program at Portland State University and also has completed the Professional Program in  Neuropsychological Assessment from the University of California at Berkeley. He has  received several hundred hours of continuing education and training in child and adolescent  psychiatric disorders from Harvard Medical School and has completed the intensive course  in Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation at Harvard. He is a Certified Berard  Practitioner, as well as a Certified Solisten (by Tomatis) System provider and an Associate  of the International Association of Registered Certified Tomatis Consultants. He has served as the President of California Biofeedback Society and a member of board of directors of ISNR  Foundation and Chairman of SABA (Society for Advancement of Brain Analysis). Dr.  Hashemian is a frequent lecturer on Auditory Integration Training, qEEG Brain Mapping and  and  Neuromodulation (TMS, rTMS, Neurofeedback, DCStim).  

Jay Gunkelman

 Jay Gunkelman, QEEG Diplomate, is recognized as one of the top leaders in the field of EEG and QEEG, and has processed over 500,000 EEGs since 1972. He has served as president of The International Society for Neurofeedback and Research, as well as a board member and treasurer of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback and is a past-president of the Biofeedback Society of California. Jay was the first EEG technologist to be certified in QEEG (1996) and was granted Diplomate status in 2002. He has conducted, published or participated in hundreds of research papers, articles, books and meetings internationally. He continues to lecture on EEG/QEEG at neuroscience meetings worldwide. He has co-authored the textbook on EEG artifacting (2001). Jay remains busy with current projects and publications related to his seminal paper on EEG endophenotypes (2005, Clinical Electroencephalography). He is co-founder and Chief Science Officer of Brain Science International and is a popular lecturer worldwide on the topic of QEEG and phenotype identification of neurological disorders.  

Meyer Proler M.D.

 Meyer Proler, MD is a graduate of Baylor University, College of Medicine, and is certified by the American EEG Society Board of Qualifications, as well as the American Board of Electroencephalography with special competence in quantified EEG. He has been a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Baylor University for over 14 years. He has had numerous scientific papers on neurology published. Dr. Proler is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Clinical Neurophysiology and American Academy of Neurology among others. He is president of MedDataLink and Statlink which processes hundreds of EEGs for doctors and hospitals in the United Stated and other parts of the world each month. He is also a shareholder and principal at Brain Science International.

Vera Grin-Yatsenko M.D., Ph.d.

Vera Grin-Yatsenko M.D. is a research scientist at the Institute of the Human Brain of Russian Academy of Sciences and has over 20 years experience as neurophysiologist. She received her medical degree from St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy (Russia) and trained in Functional diagnostics in Neurology at St. Petersburg V.M. Bekhterev Psychoneurological Research Institute, Russian Polenov’s Neurosurgical Institute and St. Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Studies. She has conducted clinical research and development in EEG, quantitative EEG, neurophysiological mechanisms of EEG-based biofeedback, event-related potentials (ERPs), objective diagnosis of ADHD.  Dr. Grin-Yatsenko incorporated neurofeedback into her clinical practice in 1998. She received her Ph.D. (2001) in the Kirov Military Medical Academy.  Her postgraduate work focused on ERPs correlates of EEG relative beta training in ADHD children. She conducted EEG/qEEG research in depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, attention disorders. Dr. Grin-Yatsenko’s experience includes the use of neurofeedback in ADHD, depression, PTSD, anxiety and autistic spectrum disorders, and the results of her studies are published in numbers of journal articles, book chapters, abstracts, and papers.