Busy? Now you can listen to podcasts of Journal abstracts anytime, anywhere!
The Society is excited to announce that beginning with the May 2012 issue of the Movement Disorders Journal, subscribers and MDS members will be able to access the 2012 Journal podcasts from a mobile device anytime, anywhere. Look for the QR code in the Table of Contents and simply snap a picture of it with your smartphone. You will then be instantly redirected to the podcasts on the MDS website. The QR code will be in every issue of the Journal. Click here to see how the QR code will appear in the Journal
MDS Website Survey Winners Announced
At the International Congress held in Dublin this past June, 284 delegates answered a short online survey with questions about MDS website features. Delegates were able to take the survey at the MDS booth on an iPad, or from any mobile device or computer during the week of Congress.
Three winners were randomly selected from among the entries, with each winner receiving an iPad Wi-Fi (32GB) to take home from the meeting.
The winners were:
MDS member Dr. Lillian Lee, Philippines
MDS member Dr. Hing Lung Ip, Hong Kong
MDS member Dr. Roser Ribosa-Nogue, Spain
Thank you to all who entered! Your feedback about the website is very valuable to MDS and will help us deliver the tools and resources you need as a member of the Society.
Video Case Regional Section Competition
Winners Announced at 16th International Congress
For the first time, the Society held a friendly competition among the three regions (AOS, ES, PAS) for best video case representing a movement disorder. Fifteen cases were submitted by members from around the world, including Taiwan, Sweden, Canada, Italy, United States, Spain, India, Ireland and Poland.
The cases were narrowed down to 7 and then reviewed by the Web Editorial Board, with three finalists selected. The first place winner received an Amazon gift card worth $200 and all winners received Certificates and were acknowledged during the MDS Video Games at the 16th International Congress in Dublin.
The winners are:
FIRST PLACE – Ireland - European Section
“A 32-year-old presents with headache during first trimester” submitted by Dr. Allan McCarthy, Ms. Jennifer Dineen, Prof. Timothy Lynch and Mr. Killian O’Rourke of The Dublin Neurological Institute, The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland.
SECOND PLACE – India - Asian Oceanian Section
“A floppy boy who went to school” submitted by Dr. Gurusidheshwar Wali, Neurospecialties Centre, India, with Dr. Nenad Blau and Dr. Beat Thony, University Children Hospital, India.
THIRD PLACE – Taiwan - Asian Oceanian Section
“A Taiwanese woman presents with involuntary movement of the right upper limb and motor disability of the left upper limb” submitted by Dr. Yi-Cheng Tai and Prof. Ruey-Meei Wu, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan.
A ‘Thank You' to 9 Web Editorial Board Members
The Society's Website Editors extend their sincere appreciation to nine MDS members who served on the Web Editorial Board through the 2012 International Congress. Editorial Board members help with a variety of duties, including providing Journal article reviews and video cases, testing of new technology, proposing website updates, content and design features, and suggesting new tools and resources for members.
Many thanks to the following members for serving:
Prof. David John Burn
Dr. Susan Fox
Dr. Joseph Jankovic
Dr. Meike Kasten
Dr. Jaime Kulisevsky
Dr. Kelly Lyons
Dr. Elena Moro
Dr. Glenn Stebbins
Dr. Leo Verhagen
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