Board of Directors


Kevin P. Goodno, Chair
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

Susan Schneider Williams, BFA, Vice Chair
Fine Artist

A. Gordon Smith, MD, FAAN, Secretary
VCU Health Systems, Department of Neurology

Ralph F. Józefowicz, MD, FAAN, Treasurer
University of Rochester Medical Center

John C. Mazziotta, MD, PhD, FAAN, Immediate Past Chair
Vice Chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences

Walter F. Mondale, Honorary Chair


David W. Dodick, MD, FACP, FRCP (C), FAAN
Mayo Clinic Arizona

David Eagleman, PhD
Neuroscientist & Entrepreneur

James A. Essey
TemPositions Group

Dan Gasby
Author, Alzheimer’s & Brain Health Advocate

Robert C. Griggs, MD, FAAN
University of Rochester Medical Center

James C. Grotta, MD, FAAN
Memorial Hermann–Texas Medical Center

Shafali Jeste, MD, FAAN
University of California Los Angeles

Jeffrey Rosenfeld, MD, PhD, FAAN, FANA
Loma Linda University

Martin Shenkman, CPA, MBA, PFS, AEP, JD
Shenkman Law

Lisa M. Shulman, MD, FAAN
University of Maryland

Ben Utecht
Former NFL World Champion, National Concussion Advocate

Ex Officio Directors

Ralph L. Sacco, MD, MS, FAHA, FAAN
University of Miami

Joseph I. Sirven, MD, FAAN
Mayo Clinic

Ex Officio, Non-Voting Directors

Jane Ransom, Executive Director
American Brain Foundation

Catherine M. Rydell, CAE, Executive Director & CEO
American Academy of Neurology

Honorary Directors

Rich Clifford

Richard Essey

Leeza Gibbons

Billy McLaughlin

Research Advisory Committee

Robert C. Griggs, MD, FAAN, Chair
University of Rochester

Raymond Roos, MD, FAAN, Vice Chair
University of Chicago

Carsten Bonnemann, MD
Porter Neuroscience Research Center

Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSC
Massachusetts General Hospital

Mark F. Mehler, MD, FAAN
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

John Morris, MD, FAAN
Washington University

Ralph Sacco, MD, MS, FAAN, FAHA
University of Miami

Eugene Scharf, MD
Mayo Clinic

Ira Shoulson, MD, FAAN
Georgetown University

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