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Operational Board

The Operational Board is comprised of chairs and leaders of the core units and affiliates to include UMMC’s Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences, Psychiatry and Human Behavior, and Methodist Rehabilitation Center. The Operational Board also consists of a representative from the Vice Chancellor's Office and the UMMC’s Adult Hospital. Additional members may be appointed representing a strong interest in neuroscience. They will:

-Be responsible for the development and oversight of the Institute’s strategic and operating agenda and budget; 

-Focus on health care, education and research initiatives that cross over traditional  departmental boundaries and benefit from multi-departmental and multi-institutional collaboration and support; and

-Set the budget annually including identification and securing of needed funding commitments.

Operational Board Members

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Scott Rodgers, MD
Chairman of the Board, UMMC Neuro Institute
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior


Mark Adams
CEO, Methodist Rehabilitation Center


Louis Harkey, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

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Tom Mosley, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, The MIND Center


Scott Stringer, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences


Richard Summers, MD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research