MS Community Expert

Tim Coetzee, PhD

Chief Advocacy, Services & Science Officer National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Dr. Tim Coetzee serves as the Society’s Chief Advocacy, Services & Science Officer. In this role, he leads the organization’s efforts to drive public policy, implement impactful and sustainable programs and services for people with MS, and fund innovative MS research around the world. Tim serves on the Scientific Steering Committee of the International Progressive MS Alliance and is a member of the Advisory Council of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Prior to joining the Society, Tim was a faculty member at the University of Connecticut Health Center where he conducted MS research focused on the area of myelin repair. His work in MS research was launched with a fellowship from the National MS Society.