Dr. Tahseen Mozaffar, an associate professor of clinical medicine at UC Irvine, has been elected to the American Neurological Association for his substantial academic contribution to the field of neurology and his future promise. ANA is a 132-year-old professional organization and considered to be the most prestigious society in neurology. Mozaffar is a leading expert on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and director of the UC Irvine MDA ALS and Neuromuscular Center. Along with winning the Faculty Teaching Award in the Department of Neurology four times, he received the National Teaching Recognition award from the American Academy of Neurology in 2003. He is current president of the Orange County Neurological Society and sits on numerous committees of professional associations and medical research foundations.