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Methodist Rehabilitation Center

USA

Biography

A. Arturo Leis is a senior scientist at the Center for Neuroscience and Neurological Recovery, Methodist Rehabilitation Center, Jackson, MS, and supplemental faculty in Neurology, Mayo Clinic, AZ.  Dr. Leis has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and chapters in medical journals, including seminal papers on West Nile virus infection and peripheral nervous system disorders.  His current research involves arboviruses (West Nile and Zika viruses).  He has also authored two textbooks, Atlas of Electromyography, Oxford University Press, New York, © 2000, and Atlas of Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography, Oxford University Press, New York, © 2013.  Dr. Leis received the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) Golseth Award and earned Fellow status from the AANEM, American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS).  He has served on numerous committees for AAN, AANEM and ACNS and directed or chaired multiple courses and symposia for these groups.