Committee Listing

Research Committee

Identify and establish relevant neuromuscular research opportunities; review research proposals including but not limited to those from the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and make funding recommendations to the AANEM Foundation for Research and Education; monitor funded projects; and evaluate submissions for the President’s Research Initiative Award and provide the President with rankings to assist with the selection of recipients for this award; and assist in identifying activities and opportunities to increase individual and corporate giving.

Committee Time Commitment: 10-12 hours per year

Committee Members

Mohammad Abu Rub

Washington, DC
Committee Member
Term:  10/18 - 10/21

Matti Allen

Kingston, ON
Resident/Fellow Member
Term:  10/20 - 10/21

Anthony Amato

Acton, MA
Committee Chair
Term:  10/19 - 10/21

Christina Fournier

Atlanta, GA
Committee Member
Term:  9/16 - 10/21

Colin Franz

Chicago, IL
Resident/Fellow Member
Term:  10/18 - 10/21

Robert Grange

Blacksburg, VA
Committee Member
Term:  10/15 - 10/21

Jeffrey Guptill

Durham, NC
Committee Member
Term:  10/15 - 10/21

Michael Hehir

South Burlington, VT
Committee Member
Term:  9/17 - 10/21

James Howard

Chapel Hill, NC
Committee Member
Term:  10/15 - 10/21

Shelly Jones

Rochester, MN
Staff Liaison
Term:  Perpetual

Noah Kolb

Charlotte, VT
Committee Member
Term:  10/20 - 10/21

Tanya Lehky

Bethesda, MD
Committee Member
Term:  10/18 - 10/21

Margherita Milone

Rochester, MN
Committee Member
Term:  10/19 - 10/21

Reza Seyedsadjadi

Boston, MA
Committee Member
Term:  10/19 - 10/21

Nizar Souayah

Westfield, NJ
Committee Member
Term:  10/18 - 10/21