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
Jo Furr - Vice President/Secretary

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Joe Ahmad
Denise Bishop
Frank Donnelly, Jr.
William Finnorn
Philip Francis
Tom Ganucheau
Joyce Gilbreath
Daphne Haskin
Jeff Hurlbert
Joshua Huss
Leon Keeble
Todd A. Kissner
Renju Jose Kuruvila
Dawn McCarthy
Jim Nicklos
Jose M. Oti
Mimi Prioleau
Gerald Rideaux
Erick Sandlin
Terry K. Satterwhite, M.D.
Jim Thorp


BOARD OF ADVISORS

Chris Bell
Ron Bernell
Nina P. Brown
Aubrey Calvin
Joiner Cartwright, Jr., Ph.D.
Bob Casey, Jr.
Rich Clifford
Robert Cruikshank
Meredith Cullen
Greg Groogan
Ellin Grossman, Ed.D.
Harriet Hart
Mike Hendryx
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
Gabriel Zamora

MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D. - Chair
Madhureeta Achari, M.D.
Leanne Burnett, M.D.
Steve Croft, M.D.
Albert Fenoy, M.D.
Erin Furr-Stimming, M.D.
Robert G. Grossman, M.D.
Cindy Ivanhoe, 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 Schiess, M.D.
Richard K. Simpson, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Desiree B. Thomas, M.D.
Gage Van Horn III, M.D.
Ashwin Viswanathan, M.D.
Toby Yaltho, M.D.
Michele York, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

STAFF

Anne Thobae - Executive Director
Kathleen Crist, LMSW - Director of Social Services and Program Development
Celeste Harris, LMSW - Social Worker and Special Programs Coordinator
Emily Tolbert - Manager of Special Events and Annual Giving
Angelica Rodriguez - Coordinator of Therapeutic Programs

Social Services

case management & more

Social Services

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

See Services

Videos

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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