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Education Committee


Ron Postuma
Ron Postuma
Carolyn Sue
Carolyn Sue


MDS Staff Liaison: Annette Schott

Education Committee Purpose

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.

Committee’s mandate priorities for 2019-2021 (Source: Education Committee Strategic Plan):

  • Develop and deliver educational programming that reflects the needs of young neurologists and trainees, movement disorder specialists, basic scientists, general practitioners, allied health professionals and industry professionals.
  • Develop and deliver programming for rare movement disorders
  • Promote education in underserved countries
  • Engage the Young Member’s Group in educational activities
  • Develop educational resources for patients with movement disorders and their caregivers
  • Enhance collaboration with national and regional societies or organizations promoting movement disorder education.
  • Develop opportunity for MDS members to provide input on their educational needs.
  • Explore new learning formats

Committee Members

Roy Alcalay
Augustina Charway-Felli
Anhar Hassan
Han-Joon Kim
Pablo Mir
Francesca Morgante
Pramod Pal
Santiago Perez Lloret
Julien Razafimahefa
Maria Stamelou
Gertrud Tamas
Ai Huey Tan
Lars Timmermann
Daniel Weintraub
Yih-Ru Wu

Ad Hoc Members

Wassilios Meissner
Ali Shalash
Jong Min Kim
Cristian Falup-Pecurariu
Tiago Mestre
Thiago Cardoso Vale

Sub-Committees of the Education Committee

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