Chair

Conrad C. Weihl, MD, PhD
Neurologist
Washington University, Neuromuscular Division
St. Louis, MO 63110

Vice Chair

Namita A. Goyal, MD
Neurologist
Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine
Orange, CA  92868

Liaison to the Board of Directors

Tahseen Mozaffar, MD
Neurologist
The University of California Irvine
Orange, CA  92868-4281

Nominating Chair

Lesley Ann Saketkoo, MD, MPH
Rheumatologist
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA 70130

Research Committee Chair

Lindsay N. Alfano, PT, DPT, PCS
Nationwide Children’s
Columbus, OH 43205


Medical Advisory Board Members

Tae Hwan Chung, MD
Physiatrist
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD 21224

Sonye Danoff, MD, PhD
Pulmonologist
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD 21224

Julie Paik, MD, MHS
Rheumatologist
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

David Fiorentino, MD, PhD
Autoimmune Disease Specialist
Stanford University School of Medicine
Redwood, CA 94063

Malin Regardt, PhD, OT
Rehabilitation Specialist
Karolinska Institute
Stockholm, Sweden

Jens Schmidt, MD
Neurologist
University Medical Center Gottingen
Gottingen, Germany

Victoria Werth, MD
Dermatologist
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19404

Adam Schiffenbauer, MD
Neurologist
National Institute of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892

Marie Holmqvist, MD, PhD
Researcher
Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm

Janine Lamb, PhD
Inflammatory Myopathy
University of Manchester
United Kingdom

Cheilonda Johnson, MD, MHS
Pulmonary Medicine
Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Yves Allenbach, MD, PhD
Researcher

Sorbonne Universite, Insern
Paris, FR

Merrilee Needham, MBBS, PhD, FRACP
Neurologist
Australia

Robert Hallowell, MD
Pulmonologist
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA 02114

Christopher Graham, DCP, PhD
Researcher
United Kingdom

Clarissa Pilkington, MD
Rheumatology
Great Ormond Street Hospital
United Kingdom

Elie Naddaf, MD
Neurologist
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN 55905

Helene Alexanderson, PhD
Physical Therapy
Karolinsky University Hospital
Sewden

Ingrid De Groot, LCSW
Psychology
Dutch Myositis Group Spierziekten Nederland

Lisa Christopher-Stine, MD, MPH
Rheumatology
Johns Hopkins University Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Louise Diederichsen, MD, PhD
Researcher
Copenhagen University Hospital
Denmark

Nicole Voet, MD, PhD
Rehab Physician
Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen
Netherlands

Valerie LeClair, MD, FRCPC
Rheumatologist
McGill University Medical Center’s Jewish General Hospital
Montreal, Canada