NSDA Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board provides scientific guidence to the Board of Directors and responsible for reviewing and ranking all research grant proposals submitted to the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association for funding.

Christy Ludlow, Ph.D.
Chair, Scientific Advisory Board
James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA 


Gerald Berke, M.D.
Los Angeles, CA

Craig Evinger, Ph.D.
SUNY Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY

Laurie Ozelius, Ph.D.
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

Chris Sapienza, Ph.D.
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Carlie Tanner, Ph.D.
Parkinson’s Disease Institute
Sunnyvale, CA