LBDA Scientific Advisory Council (SAC)

The LBDA Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) members are internationally recognized leaders in LBD research and clinical management. 

CHAIRPERSON
Jennifer G. Goldman, M.D., M.S.

Shirley Ryan Abilitylab
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

MEMBERS
Dag Aarsland, M.D.

Kings College, UK

Melissa J. Armstrong, M.D., M.Sc., FAAN
University of Florida Health Fixel Center for Neurological Diseases

Bradley F. Boeve, M.D.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Dennis W. Dickson, M.D.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

John Duda, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Tanis Ferman, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Douglas R. Galasko, M.D.
University of California, San Diego

James E. Galvin, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Stephen N. Gomperts, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School

David J. Irwin, M.D., MSTR
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Kejal Kantarci, M.D., M.S.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

James B. Leverenz, M.D. 
Cleveland Clinic

Carol F. Lippa, M.D.
Thomas Jefferson University

Oscar L. Lopez, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh

Karen Marder, M.D., M.P.H.
Columbia University

Ignacio F. Mata 
Cleveland Clinic

Ian G McKeith M.D., F.Med Sci.
Newcastle University Institute for Aging, UK

Sonja W. Scholz, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health

Andrew Siderowf, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Andrew Singleton, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health

John-Paul Taylor MBBS (Hons) Ph.D. MRCPsych
Newcastle University, UK

Debby W. Tsuang, M.D., M.Sc.
University of Washington

Daniel Weintraub, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Cyrus P. Zabetian, M.D., M.S.
University of Washington School of Medicine

WALL OF HONOR
We would like to acknowledge the following experts for their longstanding research contributions to the field of LBD and their many years of service to the Lewy Body Dementia Association.

Howard Hurtig, M.D. (retired)
University of Pennsylvania

Kenji Kosaka, M.D., Ph.D. (retired)
Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Japan

Daniel Kaufer, M.D. (in memoriam)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill