Affiliate Membership


The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) believes that, as our specialty continues to grow, a continuous dialogue on a global level will become increasingly important to bring clinicians and researchers together for the exchange of the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of Movement Disorders.

It is with this goal in mind that we invite other neurological organizations and groups specializing in Movement Disorders to become an Affiliate Member of MDS to encourage research and enhance the education of physicians across the globe.
 

Affiliate Member Societies of MDS are entitled to:

  • Announce MDS Affiliated Member status on your organization's letterhead and website
  • Receive "fast track" consideration of applications for sponsorship, support or endorsement of your organization's scientific meetings; as well as the ability to apply for a portion of $30,000 set aside annually to support scientific meetings of Affiliate Member Societies
  • Receive MDS mailings on future International Congresses and educational programs, as well as the official newsletter of the MDS, Moving Along
  • Request complimentary meeting space for your organization during the International Congress
  • Inform your group or organization members of eligibility to participate in MDS Associate Membership program
     




MDS-AOS Affiliate Societies  

All-Russian Society of Neurologists

Alla B. Guekht, MD, PhD
Vice President
Movement Disorders Division of the All-Russian Society of Neurologists
Russian State Medical Center
Prospect Mira 118A, Apt. 46
Moscow, 129164
Russia
Tel: +7095-2874966
Fax: +7902-1888427
E-mail: a.shpak@g23.relcom.ru

Hong Kong Movement Disorder Society

Yuk-Fai Nelson Cheung, FRCP, MPH, FHKAM
Department of Medicine
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Hong Kong, SAR
E-mail: cyfz02@ha.org.hk
Website: www.hkmds.org.hk

Israeli Movement Interest Group

Prof. Ruth Djaldetti
President
Contact: Oshrat Nadler
Tel: +972 3 697 21 42
Fax: +972 3 697 41 53
Email: oshratn@tlvmc.gov.il

Korean Movement Disorder Society (KMDS)

Yun Joong Kim MD, PhD
President, Korean Movement Disorders Society
Professor, Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, South Korea
Email: yunkim@hallym.ac.kr
Website: http://www.kmds.or.kr

Movement Disorders Council of Malaysia

Prof. Lim Shen Yang, Secretary
University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC)
Neurology Laboratory, 5th Floor (Main Block)
Kuala Lumpur, 50603
Malaysia
E-mail: limshenyang@ymail.com

Movement Disorder Society of Australia and New Zealand

Barry Snow, MD
Department of Neurology
Auckland Hospital
Private Bag 92024
Auckland, NZ
President, Movement Disorder Society of Australia and New Zealand
Email: bsnow@adhb.govt.nz
Website: www.mdsa.org.au

Movement Disorders Society of India (MDSI)

Pramod Kumar Pal, MBBS, MD, DNB, DM, Secretary
Professor of Neurology
National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS)
Bangalore, India  560029
Email: palpramod@hotmail.com

Movement Disorder Society of Japan

Mr. Nobuhiko Takeda, Executive Assistant
The Association for Supporting Academic Societies
5-3-13-4F Otsuka, Bunkyou-ku
Tokyo 112-0012
Japan
E-Mail: mdsj@asas.or.jp
Website: http://mdsj.umin.jp/index.html

Movement Disorder Society of the Philippines (MDSP)

Raymond L. Rosales, MD, PhD, President
University of Santo Tomas Hospital
Manila, Philippines
E-mail: rrosales@info.com.ph

Movement Disorders Society of Sri Lanka (MDSSL)

Bimsara Senanayake MBBS, MD, FRCP (London), FCCP
Convener, MDSSL
Department of Neurology
Colombo South Teaching Hospital
Colombo 10350
Sri Lanka
E-mail: bimsaras@sltnet.lk

Taiwan Movement Disorder Society

Ruey-Meei Wu, MD, PhD, Standing Supervisor
Department of Neurology
National Taiwan University Hospital
No. 7 Chung-Shan S Road
Taipei 100
Taiwan
Fax: +886 2 23413935
E-mail: robinwu@ntu.edu.tw

 



MDS-ES Affiliate Societies 

Austrian Parkinson's Disease Society

Gerhard Ransmayr, MD
President
Department of Neurology
Linz, Austria
Tel: + 43-732-7806-6811
Fax: + 43-732-7806-6819
E-mail: gerhard.ransmayr@akh.linz.at

The British and Irish Neurologists Group (BRING-MD)

David J. Burn, MD, FRCP
Director, Institute of Neuroscience
Professor of Movement Disorder Neurology & Honorary Consultant Neurologist
Henry Wellcome Building
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Newcastle University
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE2 4HH
Tel: +0191 208 3357
E-mail: david.burn@ncl.ac.uk

British Movement Disorders Group (BritMoDis)

Carl E Clarke, BSc, MD, FRCP
BritMoDis Chair
E-mail: c.e.clarke@bham.ac.uk
Association of British Neurologists Movement Disorders Special Interest Group

Richard Genever, MB, ChB, MRCP
BritMoDis Chair
E-mail: rgenever@nhs.net
British Geriatrics Society Movement Disorders Section (BGSMDS)

Jacqueline Young
BritMoDisChair
E-mail: jacqueline.young@addenbrookes.nhs.uk
Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialists Association (PDNSA)

Czech Movement Disorders Society

Martin Bares, MD, PhD, Chair
Professor of Neurology
1st Department of Neurology, St. Anne’s Hospital
School of Medicine, Masaryk University Brno
Brno, 656 91
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 54318 2651
E-mail: Martin.bares@fnusa.cz

Danish Movement Disorder Society (DANMODIS)

Tove Henriksen, MD
Chairman, DANMODIS
Department of Neurology
University Hospital of Bispebjerg
Bispebjerg
DK-2400 NV
Denmark
E-mail: then0003@regionh.dk
Website: www.danmodis.dk

Finnish Movement Disorder Society

Valtteri Kaasinen, MD, PhD, Chair
Division of Clinical Neurosciences

Juho Joutsa, MD, PhD, Secretary
Turku PET Centre

Turku University Hospital
P.O. Box 52
Turku 20521
Finland
E-mail: valtteri.kaasinen@tyks.fi; juho.joutsa@utu.fi

Flemish Movement Disorder Society

Wim Vandenberghe, MD, PhD
President
Department of Neurology
University Hospitals Leuven
Herestraat 49
Leuven 3000
Belgium
E-mail: Wim.vandenberghe@uz.kuleuven.ac.be

Greek Movement Disorders Branch, Hellenic Neurological Society

Dr. Leonidas Stefanis
University of Athens Medical School
Email: lstefanis@bioacademy.gr

Prof. Spyridon Konitsiotis
University of Ioannina
Email: skonitso@gmail.com

Prof. Sevasti Bostantjopoulou
3rd University
Email: bostkamb@otenet.gr

German Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

Prof. Dirk Woitalla
Treasurer
Reinhardtstr. 27 C
Berlin, Germany
Email: info@parkinson-gesellschaft.de

 

Grupo de Estudio de Trastornos del Movimiento (GETM) of the Sociedad Española de Neurología

Dr. Pablo Mir, MD, PhD
Coordinator
C/ Fuerteventura, 4, Oficina 4-5
San Sebastián de Los Reyes    
Madrid, Spain
Tel: +34 913148453
Email: pmir@us.es
Website: http://getm.sen.es/

Italian Academy for the Study of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders (Academy LIMPE-DISMOV)

Prof. Pietro Cortelli, MD, PhD
President
Viale Somalia 133 – 00199
Rome, Italy
Email: info@accademialimpedismov.it; pietro.cortelli@unibo.it
Website: www.accademialimpedismov.it

Movement Disorder Section of the Slovak Neurological Society

Dr. Matej Skorvanek, MD, PhD
Head
Cukrová 3
Bratislava, Slovakia
Tel: +421 949 275 277
Fax: +421 55 789 8546
Email: mskorvanek@gmail.com

Norwegian Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society (NorModis)

Norwegian Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society (NorModis)

Prof. Espen Dietrichs
President, NorModis
Email: espen.dietrichs@medisin.uio.no

NorModis Secretariat
Email: normodis.org@gmail.com
Website: http://legeforeningen.no/Fagmed/Norsk-nevrologisk-forening/Faggrupper/NORMODIS/

Portuguese Movement Disorders Society

Miguel Gago, MD, President (2015-2016)
E-mail: miguelfgago@yahoo.com
Alexandre Mendes, MD, President (2017-2018)
E-mail: falexandremendes@gmail.com

Société Francophone des Mouvements Anormaux

Société Francophone des Mouvements Anormaux
Francophone Movement Disorders Society (SOFMA)
Prof. Frank Durif
Email: franck.durif@uca.fr

Swedish Movement Disorder Society (SWEMODIS)

Per Odin, MD, PhD, Chairman, SWEMODIS
c/o Anki Nyberg
Department of Clinical Neuroscience
University of Gothenburg
Sahlgren University Hospital
SE-41345 Göteborg
Sweden
Tel: +46-31-3422439
Read more about SWEMODIS
Website: www.swemodis.se/english/

 

 



MDS-PAS Affiliate Societies 

Argentine Neurological Society Movement Disorders Group

Javier Ziliani, MD
Secretary
Urquiza 609
Buenos Aires, 1221
Argentina
Tel: +5411 4931 5355
E-mail: jaziliani@gmail.com
Website: www.sna.org.ar

Brazilian Academy of Neurology

Rua Vergueiro 1353 sl1404
Vila Mariana, São Paulo - SP, 04101-000
Brazil
Tel: + 55-11- 5084-9463 or 5083-3876
Website: http://abneuro.org.br

Coordinators of the Movement Disorders Scientific Department (2016-2018):
Chien Hsin Fen, MD, PhD: chien.74@fmusp.org.br
Delson José da Silva, MD, PhD: delsonjsilva@gmail.com
Marcus Vinicius Della Coletta, MD: neurocoletta@ig.com.br

Central American Movement Disorders Work Group (CAMWG)

Dr. Ricardo López-Contreras, Co-Chair
Unidad de Movimientos Anormales Instituto Salvadoreño de Seguridad Social
San Salvador, El Salvador
E-mail: jrlopezcontreras@yahoo.com
Tel: (503) 2264-4076

Colombian Neurological Society (ACN)

Mauricio Rueda-Acevedo, MD
FCV
Medellin, Colombia
Abnormal Movements and Parkinson’s Disease Group, Chair
E-mail: ruedamd@yahoo.com

Ecuador Movement Disorders Group

Fernando Alarcon, MD
Chief of Neurology Department, Professor of Neurology
Hospital Eugenio Espejo
Department of Neurology
P.O. Box 17-07-9515
Quito
Ecuador
E-mail: falarcon@ramt.com

Movement Disorders Study Group of the Mexican Academy of Neurology

Mayela Rodriguez-Violante, MD, MSc
Mexican Academy of Neurology
San Francisco 1384, Torre B-7, Del Valle, CP 03100
Mexico City, Mexico
E-mail: mrodriguez@innn.edu.mx
Website: www.neurologia.org.mx

Parkinson Study Group

Michael Schwarzschild, MD, PhD
Chair, PSG Executive Committee
The Massachusetts General Hospital/
MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease
114 16th Street, Room 3002  
Boston, MA  02129 USA
Website: www.parkinson-study-group.org

 



MDS-Africa Affiliate Societies


 

Egyptian Network for Neurodegenerative Disorders (ENND)

Abdelhaleem Tantawy, MD, PhD
ENND President
Mansoura University

Mohamed Salama, MD, PhD
ENND Scientific Coordinator
Email: msalama@mans.edu.eg

Ali Shalash, MD
ENND Clinical Coordinator
Email: ali_neuro@yahoo.com
Website: www.enndeg.com

Moroccan Neurological Society Movement Disorders Group

Wafa Regragui, MD, President
Hopital Des Specialities
Service De Neurologie B
BP 6220 Rabat Instituts
Rabat, 10 000
Morocco
E-mail: wafareg@yahoo.fr



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Note: All executive members of your group or organization must be members of MDS.
 

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