Board Chair Award – 2023

2023 recipient

Jane Ransom

Jane Ransom was the executive director of the American Brain Foundation since its formation as an independent organization in 2015. Under her leadership, ABF enjoyed remarkable success. Ms. Ransom was a tireless and fierce advocate for ABF, a creative force, and a highly effective ambassador for the foundation. She was an extraordinary leader who was highly respected and admired by her staff, board members, and partners. ABF and the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) owe Ms. Ransom a massive debt of gratitude for all that she did to advance the research agenda for the foundation, for AAN, for early career researchers, and most importantly, for patients and their loved ones.