Committees Chairpersons


Scientific Committee Chairpersons

Babak Kateb Babak Kateb,
Chairman/CEO SBMT & President of Brain Mapping Foundation

Research Scientist, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute
Michael Roy Michael J. Roy,
9th President, SBMT
Director of Internal Medicine, Arlington, Virginia
Rafat Ansari Rafat Ansari
Human Research Program, NASA/ GRC
Yu Chen Yu Chen
Assistant Professor, Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland
James Ecklund James M. Ecklund
Chairman, Department of Neurosciences, Inova Health System
Rao Gullapalli Rao P. Gullapalli
Associate Professor,
Director, Magnetic Resonance Research Center
Department of Radiology, University of Maryland Baltimore
John McDonald John W McDonald
International Center for Spinal Cord Injury, Kennedy Krieger Institute


Industry Committee Chairpersons

Michael Chen Michael Y. Chen,
Associate Professor of Department of Neurosurgery, City of Hope Cancer Center
Vicky Yamamoto Vicky Yamamoto
Fellow, Department of Head and Neck, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California


Publication Committee Chairpersons

Babak Kateb Babak Kateb,
Chairman/CEO SBMT & President of Brain Mapping Foundation

Research Scientist, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute
Allyson Rosen Allyson C. Rosen
Assistant Professor of Psychology, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford University


Science Committee Chairpersons

Babak Kateb Babak Kateb,
Chairman/CEO SBMT & President of Brain Mapping Foundation

Research Scientist, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute
Michael Roy Michael J. Roy,
9th President, SBMT
Director of Internal Medicine, Arlington, Virginia
Mitchel Berger Mitchel S. Berger
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
Gary Steinberg Gary K. Steinberg
Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Stanford Hospitals &Clinics


CME and Credential Committee Chairpersons

Sujit Prabhu Sujit S. Prabhu
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Military Medicine Committee Chairpersons

Michael Roy Michael J. Roy,
9th President, SBMT
Director of Internal Medicine, Arlington, Virginia


VA Medicine Committee Chairpersons

Maheen Mausoof Adamson Maheen Mausoof Adamson
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Stanford and Director Research, WRIISC, VA Palo Alto
Stuart Hoffman Stuart Hoffman
Scientific Program Manager
for Brain Injury,
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


Membership and PR Committee Chairpersons

Massimo Fiandaca Massimo S. Fiandaca
Associate Professor, Research Track,
Department of Neurology
Georgetown University Medical Center
Michael Lim Michael Lim
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Award Committee Chairpersons

Babak Kateb Babak Kateb,
Chairman/CEO SBMT & President of Brain Mapping Foundation

Research Scientist, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute
nikzad_70 Shouleh Nikzad
Head of Nanotechnology & Imaging Array, NASA/JPL


International Committee Chairpersons

Michael Fehlings Michael Fehlings
Professor, Department of Surgery,
University of Toronto
George Paxinos George Paxinos
Professor of Neuroscience, UNSW, Australia


Fellowship Committee Chairpersons

Mitchel Berger Mitchel S. Berger
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
Gary Steinberg Gary K. Steinberg
Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Stanford Hospitals &Clinics


Spokesperson of the Society

Antonio DeSalles Antonio DeSalles
Professor of Neurosurgery, UCLA Geffen School of Medicine


Finance Committee Chairperson

Bharat Guthikonda Bharat Guthikonda
Treasurer of the Board, SBMT

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at LSU Health Sciences Center


Student Chapters Committee Chairperson

Maheen Mausoof Adamson Maheen Mausoof Adamson
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Stanford and Director Research, WRIISC, VA Palo Alto


Technology Committee Chairperson

Shouleh Nikzad Shouleh Nikzad
Head of Nanotechnology & Imaging Array, NASA/JPL


Healthcare Policy Committee Chairperson

Kirsty Duncan Kirsty Duncan
Member of Canadian Parliament;
Etobicoke, Canada


Government Relations Committee Chairperson

Cheryl Rogers Cheryl Rogers
Trade Commissioner,
Life Sciences & Medical Devices,
Consulate of Canada


Council of Association and Societies Committee Chairperson

Moore David F. Moore
Associate Professor of Neurology, Texas A & M University