2015 Web Award Announced

MDS website recognized with ‘Standard of Excellence’ award

Hubert Fernandez, MD, Head, Movement Disorders, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio USA; MDS Website Co-Editor
Susan Fox, MRCP (UK), PhD, Associate Professor Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hosp
ital, Toronto, ON, Canada; MDS Website Co-Editor

The MDS website has once again been recognized with the 2015 “Standard of Excellence” award given by the Web Marketing Association (WMA).

MDS entered the website in the Nonprofit and Medical categories. The site earned a score of 54.0 in both categories (Industry average score for Nonprofit was 50.0; Industry average score for Medical was 53.0) and was judged in 7 categories:

  • Design
  • Innovation
  • Content
  • Technology
  • Interactivity
  • Copywriting
  • Ease of Use

The judges commented: “[MDS has] a very comprehensive site, well presented and interactive for a global audience.”

The Web Marketing Association, which was created in 1997, is run by expert volunteers who judge thousands of websites from around the world in 96 categories. The last time the Society won the award was in 2010.


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