The Operational Board is comprised of chairs/leaders of the core units and affiliates to include UMMC’s Departments of Neurology, Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences, and Psychiatry and Human Behavior; and Methodist Rehabilitation Center. The Operational Board will also include 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; andSet the budget annually including identification and securing of needed funding commitments.
Scott Rodgers, MDChairman of the Board, UMMC Neuro InstituteProfessor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Mark AdamsCEO, Methodist Rehabilitation Center
Kevin CookCEO, University Hospitals and Health Systems
Louis Harkey, MDProfessor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Tom Mosley, PhDProfessor, Department of MedicineDirector, The MIND Center
Scott Stringer, MDProfessor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences
Richard Summers, MDAssociate Vice Chancellor for Research