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2021 Annual Meeting | Presidential Plenary Session

Sunday 04/18/21
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM EDT Add To Calendar
This program will be presented both in-person and online
This program will be available in the meeting's On Demand product.
Plenary Session
Natalia S. Rost, MD, MPH, FAHA, FAAN
General Neurology, Child Neurology and Developmental Neurology, Movement Disorders, Neuromuscular and Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG), Neuro-ophthalmology/Neuro-otology
2.25 CME credits

Program Materials Program Evaluations

Event Timeline
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM EDT Speaker Introduction/AAN Business/Presentation of the 2020 President's Award
James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN
10:15 AM - 10:35 AM EDT Speaker Presidential Lecture: Disruption: How to Pivot from Uncertainty to Success - the AAN Story
James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN
10:35 AM - 10:38 AM EDT Speaker Presentation of the 2021 President's Award
James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN
10:38 AM - 10:43 AM EDT Speaker Address from the AAN Chief Executive Officer
Mary Post, MBA, CAE
10:43 AM - 10:48 AM EDT Speaker Address from the AAN President-elect
Orly Avitzur, MD, MBA, FAAN
10:48 AM - 10:50 AM EDT Speaker Welcome
Natalia S. Rost, MD, MPH, FAHA, FAAN
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM EDT Speaker H. Houston Merritt Lecture: Where’s the Vision? The Importance of Visual Outcomes in Neurological Disease
Steven Galetta, MD, FAAN
11:20 AM - 11:50 AM EDT Speaker Sidney Carter Award in Child Neurology: Gene Therapy Fulfills the Promise for Kids with Neuromuscular Disease
Jerry R. Mendell, MD, FAAN
11:50 AM - 12:20 PM EDT Speaker Robert Wartenberg Lecture: Prevention and Parkinson’s Disease—The Road Forward
Caroline M. Tanner, MD, PhD, FAAN
Faculty Disclosures
Steven Galetta, MD, FAAN Dr. Galetta has nothing to disclose.
Jerry R. Mendell, MD, FAAN Dr. Mendell has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as a Consultant for Vertex. Dr. Mendell has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as a Consultant for Novartis. Dr. Mendell has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as a Consultant for Sarepta Therapeutics . The institution of Dr. Mendell has received research support from Sarepta.
Caroline M. Tanner, MD, PhD, FAAN Dr. Tanner has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for Evidera. Dr. Tanner has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as a Consultant for Neurocrine. Dr. Tanner has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Jazz Pharmaceuticals/Cavion. Dr. Tanner has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Bial . Dr. Tanner has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Supernus. Dr. Tanner has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Roche Genentech. The institution of Dr. Tanner has received research support from Gateway LLC. The institution of Dr. Tanner has received research support from Roche\Genentech. The institution of Dr. Tanner has received research support from Michael J Fox Foundation . The institution of Dr. Tanner has received research support from National Institute of Health . The institution of Dr. Tanner has received research support from Department of Defense. Dr. Tanner has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Faculty, CME presentation with Medscape /WebND.
James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN Dr. Stevens has received personal compensation in the range of $10,000-$49,999 for serving as an officer or member of the Board of Directors for American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Stevens has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as an officer or member of the Board of Directors for Physicians Health Plan. An immediate family member of Dr. Stevens has stock in Kahuna. Dr. Stevens has a non-compensated relationship as a BOD member with Verana Health that is relevant to AAN interests or activities.
Natalia S. Rost, MD, MPH, FAHA, FAAN Dr. Rost has received personal compensation in the range of $50,000-$99,999 for serving as an officer or member of the Board of Directors for American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Rost has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for Stroke - AHA/ASA Journal. The institution of Dr. Rost has received research support from NIH. Dr. Rost has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care.
Orly Avitzur, MD, MBA, FAAN Dr. Avitzur has received personal compensation in the range of $100,000-$499,999 for serving as an officer or member of the Board of Directors for American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Avitzur has received personal compensation in the range of $50,000-$99,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for American Academy of Neurology.
Gregory D. Cascino, MD, FAAN Dr. Cascino has received personal compensation in the range of $5,000-$9,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for International League Against Epilepsy . Dr. Cascino has received intellectual property interests from a discovery or technology relating to health care. Dr. Cascino has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care. Dr. Cascino has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care.
Neil A. Busis, MD, FAAN Dr. Busis has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as a Consultant for American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Busis has received personal compensation in the range of $0-$499 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for Neurology Today.
Carlayne E. Jackson, MD, FAAN Dr. Jackson has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America. Dr. Jackson has received personal compensation in the range of $100,000-$499,999 for serving as an officer or member of the Board of Directors for AAN.
Robert A. Gross, MD, PhD, FAAN Dr. Gross has received personal compensation in the range of $100,000-$499,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for AAN. Dr. Gross has received publishing royalties from a publication relating to health care.
Catherine M. Rydell, CAE No disclosure on file
John H. Noseworthy, MD, FAAN No disclosure on file
Mary Post, MBA, CAE Ms. Post has nothing to disclose.