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Nina F. Schor, MD, PhD

Posted on January 4th, 2016 by Cathy Szmurlo

Dr. Schor is currently the Deputy Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke at the National Institutes of Health. For 11 years, she served as Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester and Pediatrician-in-Chief of its Golisano Children’s Hospital. She was President of the CNS from 2013-2015 and Secretary of the ANA from 2009-2013. As an ABPN Director, Dr. Schor serves on the Neurology Council and as Chair of the Research Award Committee and the Continuing Certification Article Assessment-Child Neurology Committee. She is Vice Chair of the Professionalism Committee, and the Certification Examination and Continuing Certification Combined Committee-Clinical Child Neurology Subcommittee. In addition, Dr. Schor serves on the Reserves Use, Review Appeals-Neurology, Conflict of Interest, Research and Development and Continuing Certification Committees and is a liaison to the CNS. She currently serves on the Science Committee of the AAN as a Federal Liaison to the Committee. She was previously a member of the Science Committee of the AAN from 2009-2015 and the NINDS NST-1 Study Section from 2008-2015. She is also an elected Fellow of the AAAS. Dr. Schor’s research program was continuously nationally funded from 1989-2017 and focused on the design and preclinical testing of targeted therapies for neuroblastoma.