Dr. Ann McKee - 2014 Huffines Discussion Scholar

Dr. Ann McKee

Professor of Neurology and Pathology and Director of Neuropathology Core at Boston University

“Sports and Military TBI: Pathways to Neurogeneration

Dr. McKee is the Director of the VA-BU-SLI Brain Bank and Director of Brain Banks for the Alzheimer Disease Center and Framingham Heart Study, and Director of the VISN-1 Neuropathology Laboratory for the New England VA Medical Centers.   She is a Neuropathologist for the National VA ALS Brain Bank and National PTSD Brain Bank.   

Dr. McKee serves on the Medical Advisory Board for the Sports Legacy Institute and the Mackey White Traumatic Brain Injury Committee for the National Football League Players' Association. She serves as an elected member of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives and the National Academies’ (National Research Council’s) Panel on Human Research and Engineering at the Army Research Laboratory.  Dr. McKee has been the keynote speaker for multiple conferences and international organizations.  

Dr. McKee has also has received numerous awards for her research including the Cleveland Neuroscience Research Award, the Career Investigator Development Award, sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, multiple Moore Awards from the American Association of Neuropathologists, multiple Merit Awards from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the 2012 Impact Award from the Sports Legacy Institute.