Leadership

Board of Directors


Officers

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

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

A. Gordon Smith, MD, FAAN, Secretary
University of Utah Department of Neurology

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

Walter F. Mondale, Honorary Chair


Directors

Dan Gasby
Author, Alzheimer’s & Brain Health Advocate

Bruce Miller, MD, FAAN
UCSF Memory and Aging Center

Jeffrey Rosenfeld, MD, PhD, FAAN
UCSF Medical Center

Susan Schneider Williams
Fine Artist

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

Terrence L. Cascino, MD, FAAN
Mayo Clinic

John C. Mazziotta, MD, PhD,
Vice Chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences
CEO UCLA Health

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

Carsten Bonnemann, MD
Porter Neuroscience Research Center

Merit Cudkowicz, MD, MSC
Massachusetts General Hospital

Shafali Jeste, MD
University of California Los Angeles

John Morris, MD, FAAN
Washington University

Raymond Roos, MD, FAAN
University of Chicago

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

Eugene Scharf, MD
University of Rochester

Ira Shoulson, MD, FAAN
Georgetown University

 

Our Staff

Jane Ransom, Executive Director
612-928-6317

 

Shelly Rucks, Director of Development
612-928-6318

 

Suzi Sherman, Program Officer, Research & Digital Grants
612-928-6315

 

Marlys Weyandt, Annual Fund Manager
612-928-6316

 

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233 Projects Funded
for Brain Disease Research

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