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 - 10/20

Anthony Amato

Acton, MA
Committee Member
Term:  10/18 - 10/19

Ryan Castoro

Nashville, TN
Resident/Fellow Member
Term:  9/17 - 10/20

K. Ming Chan

Edmonton, AB
Committee Chair
Term:  9/17 - 10/19

Christina Fournier

Atlanta, GA
Committee Member
Term:  9/16 - 10/20

Colin Franz

Chicago, IL
Resident/Fellow Member
Term:  10/18 - 10/20

Robert Grange

Blacksburg, VA
Committee Member
Term:  10/15 - 10/20

Jeffrey Guptill

Durham, NC
Committee Member
Term:  10/15 - 10/20

Michael Hehir

South Burlington, VT
Committee Member
Term:  9/17 - 10/20

James Howard

Chapel Hill, NC
Committee Member
Term:  10/15 - 10/20

Shelly Jones

Rochester, MN
Staff Liaison
Term:  Perpetual

Tanya Lehky

Derwood, MD
Committee Member
Term:  10/18 - 10/20

Jin Luo

Philadelphia, PA
Committee Member
Term:  9/17 - 10/20

James Richardson

Ann Arbor, MI
Committee Member
Term:  9/17 - 10/19

Nizar Souayah

Westfield, NJ
Committee Member
Term:  10/18 - 10/20