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Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Board, Kentucky

Authority: KRS 211.500
Status: Active
Term: 4 years
Chair: Membership selects Chair.
Description: The Research Board consists of seven members appointed by the governor and was created by KRS 211.500 to manage the Trust. The Trust was created by KRS 211.504 to allow funds to be allocated to the Trust through court costs/judicial fines (KRS 42.320(2)(c)) as well as through other sources as available (federal, foundations, etc.) to fund research on Spinal Cord and Head Injury. The Board meets a minimum of twice per year as well meetings related to managing a peer review study section of leading experts in spinal cord injury and head trauma to evaluate grant applications submitted by the faculties of the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville. The Board then provides research grants to the accepted grant applications each year. An annual report is submitted to the Legislative Research Commission every January 30th.
Composition: 7 members appointed by Governor as follows: 2 members representing the UK College of Medicine; 2 members representing the U of L School of Medicine; 1 member who has a spinal cord or head injury or who has a family member w/ a spinal cord or head injury; 1 member representing the KY Medical Assoc.; and 1 at-large member. Members may serve 2 or more full 4 year consecutive terms at the discretion of the Governor.
Compensation: Expenses
Meeting Schedule: Minimum of twice per year.
Number of Members: 7
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          Department for Public Health 275 East Main Street
          Frankfort , KY
County: Franklin
Website: ard.htm
Phone: 502-564-3970
Fax: 502-564-9377


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Allgood, David H.2/8/20121/31/2016Member; Individual with spinal cord or head injury repJefferson
Friedland, Robert P.12/23/20131/31/2018Member; UofL College of Medicine repJefferson
Gleis, Linda H.12/23/20131/31/2018Member; KY Medical Assoc. repJefferson
Guido, William1/8/20131/31/2017Member; UofL College of Medicine repJefferson
Reid, Michael B.1/8/20131/31/2017Member; UK College of Medicine repFayette
Slevin, John T.2/6/20151/31/2019Member at largeFayette
Tibbs, Phillip A.6/6/20131/31/2017Member; UK College of Medicine repFayette

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