Meet the passionate staff and Board who lead MDA’s efforts to serve families living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases through innovations in science and care.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Donald S. Wood, Ph.D.
Chief Research Officer
Sharon Hesterlee, Ph.D.
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Michael J. Kennedy, MBA, CPA
Vice President, Healthcare Services
Vice President, Community Engagement
Vice President, Human Resources & Volunteers
Vice President, General Counsel
Vice President, Public Policy & Advocacy
Chief Marketing Officer
Board of Directors
Governor Brad Henry
Christopher Rosa, Ph.D.
John R. Costantino, Esq.
Benjamin Cumbo, III
Louis Kunkel, Ph.D.
Elizabeth McNally, MD, Ph.D.
Hon. Robert Pipia
Charles D. Schoor, Esq.
Marshall ("Mark") Smith, NACD.DC
Lilian Wu, Ph.D.