Guenter Hoeglinger, Chair
Gert J. Geurtsen, Chair
K. Ray Chaudhuri, Chair
Elena Moro, Chair
Joachim Krauss, Chair
Gregor K. Wenning, Chair
Phillip A. Low and Shoji Tsuji, Co-Chairs
Ruth Hagestuen, Chair
E. Ray Dorsey, Chair
Christine Klein, Chair
Connie Marras, Co-Chair
Daniela Berg, Chair
Ron B. Postuma, Co-Chair
Rodger Elble, Chair
Task Force on Tremor
Per Almqvist, Chair
Richard Walker, Chair
Task Force on Africa
Werner Poewe, Chair
MDS Nominating Committee
Philip D. Thompson, Chair
Christopher G. Goetz, Steering Committee Chair
Stewart Factor, Chair
Mark Stacy, Co-Chair
To preserve and log important documents and other materials pertaining to the history and activities of the Society.
Susan Fox, Chair
Evidence-Based Medicine in Movement Disorders Committee
Caroline M. Tanner, Chair
Michael Okun, Chair
Jens Volkmann, Co-Chair
To prepare statements on scientific and ethical issues related to Movement Disorders, as well as review those prepared by others on behalf of the Society, and analyze new and existing treatments and make recommendations regarding their role in the treatment of patients with Movement Disorders.
Alberto Espay, Chair
To ensure that Regular, Junior and Waived Dues Members are properly registered, and make suggestions to the International Executive Committee (IEC) about other classes of membership.
Joaquim Ferreira, Chair
Charles H. Adler, Co-Chair
To build a continuous, free-standing, education program to support physicians and other healthcare professionals around the world in their treatment of patients living with Movement Disorders; guide the International Executive Committee (IEC) in activities related to educating the professional and lay public on various aspects of Movement Disorders; and, develop educational programs and enduring materials on Movement Disorders.
Robert Hauser, Chair
Bastiaan Bloem, Co-Chair
To coordinate fundraising activities and establish permanent liaisons with industry.
Hubert Fernandez, Co-Editor
Susan Fox, Co-Editor
The purpose of the Web site Committee is to more efficiently disseminate information about the initiatives and activities of The Movement Disorder Society (MDS) that will encourage people to browse and utilize the Web site.
Christopher Goetz, Chair
To periodically report to the IEC on the financial activities of the Society and provide recommendations on financial management.
Robert Rodnitzky, Chair
To review and recommend approval of individual courses/activities based on compliance with ACCME Essential Requirements and Standards for Commercial Support; develop and monitor processes for overall education program evaluation; and, be involved in the self study processes that will accompany re-accreditation every two-four years, as well as the ACCME site survey visits.
Per Odin, Chair
The Congress Local Organizing Committee is responsible for coordinating local activities, social events, and site visits with a view to making recommendations regarding potential venues, entertainment, and other related aspects for these activities to the MDS International Congress Oversight Committee. The Committee may also be asked to provide its comments regarding local transportation options, as well as other logistical elements.
Marina De Konig-Tijssen, Chair
Sylvain Chouinard, Co-Chair
To draft changes to the MDS Bylaws and to review bylaws of Movement Disorder sections in national neurological societies to ensure compliance with that of MDS.
Pablo Martinez Martin, Chair
Glenn Stebbins, Co-Chair
Cynthia Comella, Chair
Christopher Goetz, Chair
The purpose and primary responsibilities of the Journal Oversight Committee are to:
Oversee the finances and activities of the journal and the newsletter;
Participate in negotiations with the publisher on behalf of the Society;
Make recommendations on journal and newsletter policy;
Make recommendations on financial support of the editors of the journal;
Monitor reader satisfaction with the journal and newsletter; and,
Evaluate the performance of the editors of the journal and newsletter.
Angela Cenci, Chair
Timothy Lynch, Co-Chair
To review and administer current awards and grants sponsored by the Society, to develop and implement clear selection criteria for these, and to propose future awards and grants.
Victor Fung, Chair
To develop the scientific program for the International Congress. Your committee will oversee the development of the 2012 International Congress scientific program.
Philip Thompson, Chair
To manage the planning, development, and implementation of the International Congress.