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MDS Committees


Committees are entities which are required to fulfill the clinical and scientific mission of the Society or to run the business of the Society. Committees have ongoing mandates and are installed and eventually disbanded by the International Executive Committee (IEC).

Committee chairs are appointed by the President and members are appointed by the chairperson and the President. The term of each committee chair is two years. Committee members serve two years and half of them are reappointed every two years to ensure continuity.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Advising the Officers
  • Reporting biannually to the Officers
Benefits for Committees
  • Financial support for telephone conferences (if not otherwise covered)
  • Meeting space during the annual MDS International Congress
  • For in-person meetings the Secretariat will help to obtain funding
  • If no funding is available, the Officers can provide a budget
Approval Process
  • Submission of the project, its objectives and aims
  • Only members of MDS are eligible to be committee members

Click on the toggles below to learn more about a committee.

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  African Steering Committee
  Archives Committee
  Awards Committee
  Bylaws Committee
  Continuing Medical Education Committee
  Development Committee
  Education Committee
  Evidence Based Medicine in Movement Disorders Committee
  Financial Affairs Committee
  International Congress Oversight Committee
  International Congress Scientific Program Committee
  Membership Committee
  Nominating Committee
  Publications and Communications Oversight Committee
  Rating Scales Program Committees
  Scientific Issues Committee
  Web Editorial Board

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