Estimated Number of Parkinson's Patients Globally ~ 10,000,000.00

- Committees -

WORLD PARKINSON’S PROGRAM
Armand Gilks

Chair Board of Directors

WORLD PARKINSON’S PROGRAM
Nadeem Hussain

Executive Director

WORLD PARKINSON’S PROGRAM
Shabbir Razakazee

Executive Director

WORLD PARKINSON’S PROGRAM
Aamir Malik

Chair Patients and Caregiver Council

// Founder //

Dr. A.Q. Rana, MD,FRCPC, FRCP (HON)

// Past Chairs //

Dr. A.Q. Rana, MD,FRCPC, FRCP (HON) Mr. H. M. Qasim,MSc.

Board of Directors

  • Armand Gilks
  • Nadeem Hussain
  • Shabbir Razakazee
  • Khaled Sultan
  • Aamir Malik
  • Marlene Tirado
  • Fartab Ahmed
  • Saquib Shaikh
  • Humayun Chaudhry
  • Maricel Cameron;
  • Mohammad A. Rana
  • Tahir Rana

Executive Committee

Armand Gilks, Nadeem Hussain, Shabbir Razakazee and Khaled Sultan

Media and Public Relations Committee

Fartab Ahmed, Ayoub Ansari, Peter Kusiac and ObaidMadhosh

Fund Raising Committee

Marlene Tirado (Chair), Saquib Shaikh (Vice chair), Ghulam Rubbani and Saleem Iqbal.

Patient and Caregiver Council

Aamir Malik (Chair), Marlene Tirado and Humayun Chaudhry

PATIENT EDUCATION COMMITTEE

  • John Baumann (Chair)
  • Wael Mohamed, MD, PhD
  • Margarita Makoutonina, B.Edu, M.AppSc (OT), CDMN
  • Claire Henchcliffe, Neurologist
  • Federico Micheli, Neurologist
  • Mary Spremulli, SLP
  • Santiago Perez Lloret MD, PhD, CPI
  • Richard Walker, MD, Geriatric Medicine

Scientific Advisory Board

Kelvin L. Chou, MD Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurology ,Co-Director, STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program, University of Michigan, USA
Dr. Nobutaka Hattori Professor,MD, Dept. of Neurology, Juntendo Univ School of Medicine, Japan.
Dr. Peter Hedera, M.D. Ph.D., FACMG, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology,Division of Movement Disorders,Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA Dr.M. J.Naushi, BMedSci (Hons), BM, BS, LLM, PhD, MRCS Ed, FRSM,, Dept. of Neuroscience, Imperial College London, UK Dr.Muhammad Aslam, MD. Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA.
Dr.Zia Choudhry, MD, PhD, Medical Director - Scientific Affairs and Research Development, Premier Psychiatric Research Institute, Nebraska,USA

Dr.Valerie Sim, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases.204 Brain & Aging Research Building, 8710 - 112 St. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2M8

Parkinson's TEAM RANA

A. R.Qureshi, Usman Saeed, Abdullah Ismael, Danial Qureshi, Labiba Rahman, Nabiha Rahman, Dion Paul, ZishanChoudary,Suleiman Malik andObaidMadhoosh

Editorial Assistants

Ruqqiyah K. Rana

Regional Chief Officers

Dr.Bashir Alenazi, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Dr.ShuliweehAlenazi, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Dr. Nura Alkali, Nigeria, Dr.Saeed Alimi, Nigeria, Dr.Skindar Rana,Multan, Pakistan, Dr.Usama Shahid, Australia, Dr. Lawrence Zumo,Maryland, USA

National Representatives

Dr. Talal Al-Harbi, Saudi Arabia, Dr. Mostafa El- AlaouiFaris, Morroco, Dr. M. Anwar El - Etribi, Egypt, Dr. Kevin Hafez, Canada, Dr. Nguyen Huu Cong, Vietnam, Dr. M. M. Mehndiratta, India, Dr. Girish Modi, South Africa, Dr. AminurRehman, Bangladesh, Dr. BimsaraSenanayake, Sri Lanka, Dr. Skinder Rana, Pakistan, Dr. Mushtaq Syed, Australia, Dr. Laszlo Vecsei, Hungary, Dr. Wolfgang Jost, Germany

International Advisory Board

Dr. Adel Al Jishi – Bahrain, Dr. Aminur Rahman – Bangladesh, Dr. M. Sean Marquez – Barbados, Dr. Maria Sotyanova- Bulgaria, Dr. Kevin Hafez – Canada, Dr. MihaelaNicula-Canada, Dr. GharibFawi Mohamed - Egypt, Dr (Col) SK Jha – India, Dr. Vishal B. Shah, India, Dr. Asriningrum,MD, West Nusatenggara, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Dr. Ihsan K AbdulZahra - Iraq, Dr. Khaled Al Hourani - Jordan, Dr. Juzar Hooker - Kenya, Dr. A. Abyad, Lebanon, Dr. Carlos ZúñigaRamírez, Mexico, Dr. Mohammad Shafiq - Pakistan, Dr. Basim M. Uthman - Qatar, Dr. Abdelhakim M Shawki - Saudi Arabia, Dr. Shireen Qureshi - Saudi Arabia, Dr. Ahmad Khalifa - Syria, Dr. Riadh GOUIDER - Tunisia, Dr. OkanDogu – Turkey, Dr. ShareefaAbdool - Dubai, UAE, Dr. Mohammed AM Saadah – Abu Dhabi, UAE, Dr. Abu Nasar - UK, Dr. Ejaz Afzal - USA, Dr. Lawrence A. Zumo - USA

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