Timothy Coetzee, Ph.D.

Chief Advocacy, Services and Research Officer, National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMMS), New York 

Timothy Coetzee, Ph.D., is the chief advocacy, services and research officer at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMMS) in New York. Dr. Coetzee has been engaged in multiple sclerosis advocacy work throughout his career. He leads the society’s federal and state activism programs and manages its investment in basic, clinical and commercial research. He has also helped launch and served as president of Fast Forward, an initiative of the NMMS to speed the commercial development of new treatments for multiple sclerosis. He earned his Ph.D. at Albany Medical College in New York.