The mission of the Houston Area Parkinson Society is to improve the quality of life for those affected by Parkinson's disease through services, education and advocacy.

HAPS thanks the following people for their help in leading the organization in fulfilling its mission to provide services and improve the quality of life for individuals living with Parkinson's.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Pamela Skaufel - President
Chris Brewster - Vice President/Treasurer
Mimi Prioleau - Vice President/Secretary

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Joe Ahmad
Frank Donnelly, Jr.
William Finnorn
Philip Francis
Tom Ganucheau
Daphne Haskin
Mike Hendryx
Jeff Hurlbert
Leon Keeble
Caroline Kerr
Renju Jose Kuruvila
Dawn McCarthy
Jim Nicklos
Jose M. Oti
Gerald Rideaux
Erick Sandlin
Terry K. Satterwhite, M.D.
Izzy Shulte
David Stuyck
Jim Thorp
Stephanie Zamora


BOARD OF ADVISORS

Chris Bell
Ron Bernell
Nina P. Brown
Aubrey Calvin
Joiner Cartwright, Jr., Ph.D.
Rich Clifford
Anne Jones Coco
Robert Cruikshank
Meredith Cullen
Jo Furr
Greg Groogan
Ellin Grossman, Ed.D.
Harriet Hart
Josh Huss
Kamden Kanaly
Rob Kerr
Liz Lary
Harriet Latimer
Dan Lauck
Robert Martone
Quin McWhirter
W.O. Neuhaus III
Malcolm Pettigrew
George Puig
Jeff Rosenberg
Arthur Schechter
Joyce Proler Schechter
Leslye Weaver
Michael Young
Gabriel Zamora

MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D. - Chair
Madhureeta Achari, M.D.
Leanne Burnett, M.D.
Albert Fenoy, M.D.
Erin Furr-Stimming, M.D.
Joseph Jankovic, M.D.
Eugene C. Lai, M.D., Ph.D.
Laura Marsh, M.D.
Greg McLauchlin, M.D.
Kim Monday, M.D.
William Ondo, M.D.
Terry K. Satterwhite, M.D.
Mya C. Schiess, M.D.
Shahin Shirzadi, MD
Desiree B. Thomas, M.D.
Ashwin Viswanathan, M.D.
Toby Yaltho, M.D.
Michele York, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

STAFF


Kathleen Crist, LMSW - Executive Director
Celeste Harris, LMSW - Social Worker and Special Programs Coordinator
Madelyn Perry - Manager of Special Events and Annual Giving
Angelica Rodriguez - Coordinator of Therapeutic Programs
Gini Brown - Administrative Assistant

Social Services

case management & more

Social Services

Transportation, respite and emergency financial aid are among the many services offered.

See Services

Videos

HAPS GHW Bush Award

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I CAN

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I AM THE FACE OF PARKINSON'S

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CHANGING the face of PARKINSON'S

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