Powerpoint - American Neurological Association (ANA)

An Introduction to the
American Neurological
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.
Key Leadership
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
Board of Directors
Directors (10)
2011 – 2014
Allan I. Levey, M.D., Ph.D.*
Kenneth L. Tyler, M.D.*
Allison Brashear, M.D.*
2012 – 2015
Nicole Calakos, M.D., Ph.D.
Jonathan M. Rosand, M.D., M.Sc.
Samuel J. Pleasure, M.D., Ph.D.
2013 – 2016
Argye E. Hillis, M.D., M.A.
Jack M. Parent, M.D.
Jonathan W. Mink, M.D., Ph.D.
2014 – 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.
* Due to rotate off or in new position after October 14, 2013 election
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
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 11.193
• 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
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:
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!
Advance the field of neurology.
Join the ANA today and explore what membership to the premier
academic neurology association can do for you.
Contact the American Neurological Association