Mary was president of the EPDA since its formation in 1992 until she retired in 2006.
She has worked for more than three decades to raise awareness about brain disorders throughout Europe and is currently president of the European Brain Council, a member of the ABPI Code of Practice and a member of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Management Board.
Throughout her long career she has received many awards including the British Neuroscience Association Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Neuroscience and for Public Service. In 2003 she was presented with an Honorary Doctorate from the UK’s University of Surrey; the title was conferred upon her in recognition of her work within the world of Parkinson’s disease.
Academic appointments include: Associate Membership of the Health Services Research Unit, University of Oxford and Visiting Fellow within the London School of Economics (LSE) Health Centre at the London School of Economics.
For more information about the European Brain Council, visit www.europeanbraincouncil.org.