HopeNET (No More Essential Tremor) Medical and Advisory Board

Picture of table and chairs with computersMedical Advisory Board Members


HopeNET’s boards consist entirely of volunteers who give of their time and expertise to increase awareness of essential tremor.  HopeNET is very appreciative for all of the board members assisting us in  our mission.

Member Current Position(s) Education Movement Disorder
Michael McCord, President
Alexandria, Virginia
Vice President and Treasurer
NLC Mutual Insurance Company
B.S.  Business Administration
Vanderbilt University
Essential Tremor
Peter M. Muller
Executive Director
Centreville, Virginia
Executive Director B.A. University of Michigan
MBA Wharton, University of Pennsylvania
Essential Tremor
Joan Marie Barringer
Vero Beach, Florida
& Fairfax Station, Virginia
Motivational speaker, Writer, & Counselor B.A. Latin American Studies George Mason University
M.Ed. Agency Counseling George Mason University
Essential Tremor
Frederick W. Berko
Board Member
Columbia, Maryland
Physicist/Engineer National Security Agency B.S. Physics University of Delaware
M.S. Physics Catholic University of America
Ph.D. Physics Catholic University of America
Essential Tremor & Dystonia
Lisa Gannon

Rockville, Maryland

Enrolled in
Master’s Degree Program
University of Maryland
B.A. University of Delaware Essential Tremor

HopeNET Medical Advisory Board Members

All of these doctors have done noteworthy research regarding Essential Tremor. HopeNET is indeed fortunate to have their input as it moves forward in increasing awareness of Essential Tremor and helping those with the condition.

Member Affiliation
Dr. Kailash Bhatia University College London
Dr. Alberto Espay University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
Dr. Alfonso Fasano Toronto Western Hospital
Dr. Elan Louis Columbia University
Dr. Fatta Nahab University of California, San Diego
Dr. Claudia Testa Virginia Commonwealth University Parkinson’s & Movement Disorder Center
Dr. David Vaillancourt University of Florida
Deborah Zeller, MSN, RN Virginia Association of School Nurses, Inc.