Support the INS
Karen Graham, Executive Director
As executive director of the International Neuroethics Society, Karen Graham strives to actively engage and energize the Society’s membership, board and committees toward achievement of its mission, goals and strategy of promotion of the responsible application of neuroscience.
Karen’s background includes more than a decade on Capitol Hill, public relations in two associations (both non-profit and as a registered lobbyist). Most recently, Karen organized and managed public programs and events, designed educational materials, and promoted ongoing relationships with national health organizations for the Dana Foundation.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-229-1660.
Alison Bennett, Director of Communications
After 21 years at the National Institute of Mental Health, Alison joined the INS in January 2012. At NIMH, she promoted interaction and information exchange to obtain feedback from the public, organized constituency events, and acted as a liaison with the US Congress.
Alison focuses on education, outreach and public engagement, with a particular emphasis on investigating strategies for expanding funding structures, membership, and attendance at the annual meeting, and increasing the visibility of INS within the neuroscience community. Some goals include outreach to academic departments of neuroscience, and growing collaborations with other international neuroscience organizations. She is the editor of the Newsletter and posts to the Website, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Follow Alison on Twitter @neuroethicsinfo.
Contact: email@example.com or 301-980-3726
Terrell Brotherton, Project Manager
Terrell joined the International Neuroethics Society staff in August of 2013. Prior to this, Terrell completed her doctoral degree in Neuroscience at Emory University, focusing on protein misfolding in neurodegenerative diseases. She then conducted post-doctoral research at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she studied neuroimmunomodulation in the context of traumatic brain injury. Terrell completed an internship in the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights, and Law Program at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2013.
Terrell’s interests include scientific communication and neuroscience related policy. In addition to this position at INS, she also works as a freelance medical and science writer.