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Operational Board

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; 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

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Mark Adams
CEO, Methodist Rehabilitation Center

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Kevin Cook
CEO, University Hospitals and Health Systems

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Louis Harkey, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

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

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

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Richard Summers, MD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research

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Christy Wilson, CPA
Executive Director, Neuro Institute