Tracy Dixon-Salazar, PhD

Dr. Tracy Dixon-Salazar is a neuroscientist, geneticist, and patient advocate. Her desire to get her Ph.D. was inspired by her daughter, Savannah, who developed intractable seizures at the age of 2, which evolved into Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) by the age…

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Amber Mathas

Amber is a successful and goal-driven visionary with over seven years of demonstrated leadership and excellence in operations, program, and project management. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of South Florida. After leaving her role…

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Kathy Leavens

Kathy serves as Director of Programs for the LGS Foundation serving the LGS community. Kathy was awarded the Leaders in LGS Award in 2016. Kathy also serves as a Peer Support Specialist for the Family Support and Empowerment program since…

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Jennifer Griffin

Jennifer Griffin’s LGS journey began when her son Theo, now 19 years old, received that diagnosis at the age of 5 after living with Infantile Spasms since he was 3 months old. After graduating from the Arc of California’s Partners…

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Kayleigh Keen

Kayleigh came to the LGS Foundation in 2014 after her son’s diagnosis of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. Her previous experience with nonprofits, outgoing personality, and obvious passion for helping others made her the perfect candidate for the Foundation’s Family Ambassador program. After…

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