Smith Appointed to American Academy of Neurology

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Neurologist Dr. Marsha Smith of SOMC Neurology Associates was recently appointed to the BrainPac Executive Committee and Member Research Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Her appointments are effective April 30, 2017 through May 5, 2019.

Founded in 1948, the AAN now represents more than 32,000 members and is dedicated to promoting high quality patient-centered care and enhancing member career satisfaction through support, education, involvement, and avocation.

As a member of the BrainPac Executive Committee, Dr. Smith will help the AAN raise funds for and direct contributions to candidates for federal office who support the interests of neurology and neurologic patients. As a member of the Member Research Subcommittee, she will

advise on the need for and assist in the development, design, implementation, and communication of surveys and studies that benefit the Academy and its members.

Dr. Smith received her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed a residency in Neurology at Harvard University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts and a Fellowship in Movement Disorder at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Her fellowship training included but is not limited to diagnosing and treating Parkinson’s disease, Parkinsonism, essential tremor and dystonias. She is board certified in Neurology and has been part of the medical staff of Southern Ohio Medical Center since 2011.

Dr. Smith can be reached by calling the SOMC Neurology Associates Office at 740-356-6740.

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