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1 An Introduction to the American Neurological Association

2 ANA Mission The American Neurological Association is a professional society of academic neurologists and neuroscientists devoted to advancing the goals of academic neurology; to training and educating neurologists and other physicians in the neurologic sciences; and to expanding both our understanding of diseases of the nervous system and our ability to treat them.

3 Executive Officers (6) Robert H. Brown, Jr., D.Phil, M.D., President Stanley B. Prusiner, M.D., Ph.D., President-Elect Eva L. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., Immediate Past-President Barbara Vickrey, M.D., M.P.H., Vice President Jack Parent, M.D., Secretary Kenneth L. Tyler, M.D., Treasurer Key Leadership

4 Board of Directors Directors (10) * Due to rotate off or in new position after October 14, 2013 election 2011 – 2014 Allan I. Levey, M.D., Ph.D.* Kenneth L. Tyler, M.D.* Allison Brashear, M.D.* 2013 – 2016 Argye E. Hillis, M.D., M.A. Jack M. Parent, M.D. Jonathan W. Mink, M.D., Ph.D – 2015 Nicole Calakos, M.D., Ph.D. Jonathan M. Rosand, M.D., M.Sc. Samuel J. Pleasure, M.D., Ph.D – 2017 Margaret E. Ross, M.D., Ph.D. Rebecca F. Gottesman, M.D. David J. Fink, M.D. David G. Standaert, M.D., Ph.D.

5 Explore the ANA 92% of members would recommend an ANA membership to their colleagues “The ANA is an association that protects and nourishes academic neurology, works hard to facilitate mentoring and collegial interactions amongst esteemed experts, and rallies for securing funding for neurology research.” “ANA sets a standard of excellence in clinical and experimental neurology.” “It is the best forum for academic neurologists to guide the direction of our field.” *Responses from the 2013 ANA Membership Survey

6 Specialized Support for Your Academic Career Join the leading academic neurology association to receive benefits like: Print, online and mobile access to Annals of Neurology, the ANA's academic journal, with an Impact Factor of First access and discounted submissions to Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology (ACTN), the ANA's new, open access journal The ANA's new E-Advising Program Networking opportunities, online through the member directory and in person at events Discounts to educational events, including the ANA's Annual Meeting Early Career Development programs to help you advance your career Eligibility for awards, fellowships and lectureships

7 Membership Types Member - Full Time Junior/Non-Tenured Faculty Fellow - Full Time Senior/Tenured Faculty Corresponding Members and Fellows - Outside the US Special Advisory Members - Government Employees or Nonprofit Employees Industry Liaisons - Pharmaceutical Employees For more information about membership to the ANA, visit: myana.org/membership

8 How To Participate in the ANA Engage in the ANA – Serve on Committees, be a change maker Attend the Annual Meeting Write disease-specific white papers for Annals Present at SIGs, poster sessions and symposia Use the ANA website – and READ the newsletter!

9 Advance the field of neurology. Join the ANA today and explore what membership to the premier academic neurology association can do for you. Questions? Contact the American Neurological Association


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