Multi-Disciplinary Organization Dedicated to Promoting Advances in
Neuro-Oncology Through Research and Education

e-Poster Guidelines

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Traditional Poster Display Guidelines

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Basic and Translational Research Conference

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CNS Anticancer Drug Discovery and Development

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Neuro-Oncology Review Course

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13

SNO Annual Scientific Meeting and Education Day

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SNO Officers, Staff and Committees

SNO Officers

President  David A. Reardon, MD
Vice President  E. Antonio Chiocca, MD
Secretary/Treasurer  Eva Galanis, MD
 

Board of Directors

 
Manish Aghi, MD, PhD   Young Investigators Representative
Daniel Brat, MD, PhD   Pathology/Radiology Representative
Paul Brown, MD   Radiation Oncology Representative
Eric Bouffet, MD    Pediatrics Representative
Mary Lovely, PhD   Other Specialties Representative
Margaretta Page, BSN, MS   Allied Health Representative
Andrew Parsa, MD   Neurosurgery Representative
David Peereboom, MD   Medical Oncology Representative
Russell Pieper, MD   Basic Science Representative
David Reardon, MD   Neuro-Oncology Representative
 
 
Past President  Kenneth Aldape, MD
 

SNO Journals

Neuro-Oncology 
Editor-in-Chief  Patrick Wen, MD
SNO Editor  Kenneth Aldape, MD
 
Neuro-Oncology Practice
Editor-in-Chief  Susan Chang
SNO Editor  Jeffrey Wefel

 

Society for Neuro-Oncology Foundation Board

Mark Gilbert, MD (Foundation President)
Mitchel S. Berger, MD
Victor A. Levin, MD (Society Founder)
Susan Chang, MD
 

Staff

J. Charles Haynes, JD
Executive Director
Tel. 713-526-0269
Fax. 801-421-0269
 
Jan Esenwein
Chief Administrative Officer
Tel: 713-745-2264
Fax: 713-794-4999

Linda Greer
Membership Manager
Tel: 281-554-6589
Fax: 713-583-1345
Marketing and Exhibits Coordinator
Tel:  713-526-0269
Fax:  801-421-0269
 
Marketing and Technology Coordinator
Tel:  713-526-0269
Fax:  801-421-0269
 

Committees

 
SNO Audit Committee
Mission: The Audit Committee has the responsibility of overseeing annual internal audit of the Society’s financial affairs, and conveying the audit to the President and the Board, who may approve review of the audit by external committees as needed. The committee shall also advise and make recommendations to the Board of Directors based on findings of such audits. The Audit Committee members shall serve a two-year term and such term may be renewable at the discretion of the President. 
Membership: The Audit Committee Chair, SNO Vice President and the Secretary-Treasurer. Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. Chair: Gene Barnett barnettg@ccf.org
 
SNO Awards Committee
Mission: The Awards Committee develops criteria for all SNO meeting awards, annually reviews meeting award candidates, and forwards to the Board a list of awards and award recipients to be honored at the Annual Meeting.
Membership: The Awards Committee Chair, the Scientific Program Chair and other members as appointed by the SNO President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. Chair: David Eisenstat eisensta@ualberta.ca
 
SNO Bylaws Committee
Mission: The Bylaws Committee reviews the Bylaws annually and makes recommendations for revision as necessary. Members of this committee shall review any proposed changes and advise the Board of Directors on proposed revisions. 
Membership: The Bylaws Committee Chair, and two other members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer, and the Secretary/Treasurer. Chair: David Schiff ds4jd@virginia.edu
 
SNO Communications Committee
Mission: The Communications Committee is responsible for the news section of the Society’s official journal and the Society’s newsletter, and has the responsibility of advising the Board of Directors on the Society’s internal and external communications.  
Membership: The Communications Committee Chair and other members as appointed by the President. Ex officio:SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer, and the Secretary/Treasurer. Chair: Nicholas Butowski butowski@neurosurg.ucsf.edu
 
SNO Future Sites Committee
Mission: The Future Site Committee reviews potential sites and hotel proposals for future meetings, evaluates size and appropriateness of meeting space, availability and quality of sleeping rooms, proposed room rates, and recommends to the Board the most appropriate venue.
Membership: The Communications Committee Chair and other members as appointed by the President.Ex officio:SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. Co-Chairs: James Perry james.perry@sunnybrook.ca and Mark Gilbert mrgilbert@mdanderson.org
 
SNO International Outreach Committee
Mission: The International Outreach committee has the responsibility of advising and making recommendations to the Board of Directors on international affairs, promoting international membership, and develops the criteria and review candidates for SNO international outreach travel grants and fellowships.
Membership: The Chair of the International Outreach Committee and other representative international members recommended by the Chair or President. Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. Chair: Gelareh Zadeh gelareh.zadeh@uhn.on.ca
 
SNO Annual Meeting Committee
Mission: The Annual Meeting Committee supervises and coordinates all aspects of the next SNO Scientific Meeting and Education Day.
Membership: The Scientific Program Chair, Education Day Chair, the immediate past Chairs of the Annual Meeting Committee and other members representing each of the SNO specialty areas. Ex officio:SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer.
2014 Scientific Meeting Co-Chairs: Patrick Wen, Gelareh Zadeh
Education Day Co-Chairs: Burt Nabors, David Schiff, Eudocia Lee
Quality of Life Co-Chairs: Terri Armstrong, Ally Rooney
 
SNO Membership Committee
Mission: The Membership Committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors concerning efforts to promote and increase membership in Society.  The committee also reviews and votes on all applicants for membership and may evaluate a member's professional conduct as requested by a majority of the Board of Directors.
Membership: The Membership Committee Chair and four SNO members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. Chair: Manmeet Ahluwalia ahluwam@ccf.org
 
SNO Website Committee
Mission: The Website Committee has the responsibility of coordinating and overseeing the Society’s official website. 
Membership: The Membership Committee Chair and other members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. Chair: Erik Sulman  epsulman@mdanderson.org
 
SNO Young Investigators Committee
Mission: The Young Investigators Committee has the responsibility of advising the Board of Directors on issues pertaining to graduate students, residents, fellows and members within the first five years of their initial clinical or academic appointment.The Young Investigators Committee shall also have the responsibility of coordinating the SNO Grant Review initiative.  Membership: The Young Investigators Committee shall consist of the Young Investigators Committee Chair and other members and other members as appointed by the President.  Ex officio: SNO President, Executive Director and the Chief Administrative Officer. Chair: Jason Huse husej@mskcc.org