Professional Development Committee

This Committee is responsible for a wide range of ANA sponsored education programs, symposia, and awards.  The overall intent of these activities is to encourage trainees and junior staff to pursue careers in neurology in general, and academic neurology in particular, to enhance the likelihood of their success in the field of academic neurology and to contribute to the overall education of neurologists and other physicians in the neurologic sciences.  The following task forces and subcommittees report to this Committee

  • Career Development
  • Interactive Lunch Workshop
  • Junior Membership Task Force
  • Translational and Clinical Research Course (TCRC)



Allison Willis, MD, MS
2018 - 2020
University of Pennsylvania             



Laura Balcer, MD, MSC
2015 - 2020
NYU Langone Medical Center      

Romergryko G. Geocadin MD
2017 - 2019 
Johns Hopkins University

Pedro Gonzalez-Alegre, MD, PhD 
2018 - 2020
University of Pennsylvania 

Anthony Kim, MD, MAS 
2016 - 2020
University of California, San Francisco


Jennifer Orthmann Murphy, MD, PhD
2018 - 2020
Johns Hopkins University

Brenda Porter, MD, PhD
2017 - 2019
Stanford University


Lauren H. Sansing, MD, MS
2018 - 2020
Yale University

David M. Holtzman, MD
2017 - 2019
Washington University in St. Louis




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