Dr. Charles Flippen was nominated to the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Executive Board to serve a two-year term as Treasurer of the AAN. He currently serves as Secretary-Treasurer of the AAN Institute. As an officer he would continue to serve on the AAN Board of Directors.
Dr. Flippen's biography on the AAN website highlights the unparalleled experience he brings to the role, and reads as follows:
"Charles C. Flippen II, MD, FAAN, is the Richard D. and Ruth P. Walter Professor of Neurology faculty member of the Headache Research and Treatment Program at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, attending neurologist at the Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, and vice chair for education and director of the residency program in adult neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (DGSOM).
Flippen is a diplomate of adult neurology of the American Board of Psychiatry Neurology (ABPN) and of headache medicine of the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties. He is a member of the American Headache Society, International Headache Society, Fellow of the American Neurological Association, and Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, where he serves as secretary-treasurer of the American Academy of Neurology Institute. In addition to his AAN activities, Flippen represents the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology on the Neurology Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education, and serves on several intramural committees in the DGSOM. Flippen is also active within the general Los Angeles community through his service as a former trustee of the Carlthorp School, a development team captain for the Harvard-Westlake School, board member of 100 Black Men of Los Angeles, member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Delta Xi Boulé, and member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc."
We would like to extend our sincerest congratulations to Dr. Flippen, and look forward to seeing what he adds to the role.