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2017–2019 AAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Officers

President: Ralph L. Sacco, MD, MS, FAHA, FAAN

President-Elect: James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN

Vice President: Ann H. Tilton, MD, FAAN

Secretary: Carlayne E. Jackson, MD, FAAN

Treasurer: Janis M. Miyasaki, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FAAN

Immediate Past President: Terrence L. Cascino, MD, FAAN

 

Directors

Brenda Banwell, MD, FAAN

Sarah M. Benish, MD, FAAN

Charlene Gamaldo, MD, FAAN

James N. Goldenberg, MD, FAAN

Jonathan P. Hosey, MD, FAAN

Elaine C. Jones, MD, FAAN

Brett M. Kissela, MD, MS, FAAN

John C. Morris, MD, FAAN

Thomas R. Vidic, MD, FAAN

 

Ex Officio (voting)

Orly Avitzur, MD, MBA, FAAN, Chair, Medical Economics and Management Committee

Gregory D. Cascino, MD, FAAN, Chair, Member Engagement Committee

Robert A. Gross, MD, PhD, FAAN, Editor-in-Chief, Neurology®

Nicholas E. Johnson, MD, FAAN, Chair, Government Relations Committee

 

Ex Officio (non-voting)

Catherine M. Rydell, CAE, Executive Director/CEO

The Academy is comprised of two legal entities, the AAN and the AAN Institute. Most of the elected members of the AAN Board of Directors also serve ex officio on the Board of Directors of the AAN Institute, which includes an independent secretary-treasurer and additional members who serve in ex officio capacities.

 

2017–2019 AAN INSTITUTE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Officers

Chair:  Ralph L. Sacco, MD, MS, FAHA, FAAN

Chair-Elect: James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN

Vice Chair: Ann H. Tilton, MD, FAAN

Secretary-Treasurer: Charles C. Flippen II, MD, FAAN

Immediate Past Chair: Terrence L. Cascino, MD, FAAN

 

Directors

Brenda Banwell, MD, FAAN

Sarah M. Benish, MD, FAAN

Charlene Gamaldo, MD, FAAN

James N. Goldenberg, MD, FAAN

Jonathan P. Hosey, MD, FAAN

Elaine C. Jones, MD, FAAN

Brett M. Kissela, MD, MS, FAAN

John C. Morris, MD, FAAN

Thomas R. Vidic, MD, FAAN

 

Ex Officio (voting)

Robert A. Gross, MD, PhD, FAAN, Editor-in-Chief, Neurology®

Carlayne E. Jackson, MD, FAAN, AAN Secretary

Janis M. Miyasaki, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FAAN, AAN Treasurer

Natalia S. Rost, MD, MPH, FAAN, FAHA, Chair, Science Committee

Heidi B. Schwarz, MD, FAAN, Chair, Practice Committee

A. Gordon Smith, MD, FAAN, Chair, Education Committee

 

Ex Officio (non-voting)

Catherine M. Rydell, CAE, Executive Director/CEO