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Board & Committees

The AANEM relies on hundreds of dedicated volunteers to serve on its Board of Directors and committees. The Board of Directors is responsible for the association's strategic planning, policy creation, financial oversight, and executive director supervision. AANEM committees and task forces serve in a variety of ways, from writing guidelines to creating educational content. 

2019-2020 Board of Directors

  • President: Yuen T. So, MD, PhD
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Holli A. Horak, MD
  • President-Elect: Bonnie Weigert, MD
  • Past President: Anthony E. Chiodo, MD, MBA

  • Lisa D. Hobson-Webb, MD
  • Robert W. Irwin, MD
  • Michael C. Munin, MD 
  • Dianna Quan, MD
  • Ileana Howard, MD
  • Ghazala Hayat, MD

Historian: John C. Kincaid, MD
Executive Director: Shirlyn A. Adkins, JD

Resident and Fellow Leadership Liaisons:

  • Julia Reilly, MD
  • Rocio Vazquez do Campo, MD


AANEM committees help the association achieve its mission to improve the quality of patient care and advance the science of nerve and muscle diseases. Committee volunteers carry out the programs that support the AANEM’s three pillars.

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