Jack Burks, MD

    biography

    Jack Burks is an international leader in MS, neurology, and chronic disease management. For more than 30 years, he has been involved in MS comprehensive care, research, and education. Currently, he is Chief Medical Officer of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, and is also a member of the National Medical Advisory Board of the National MS Society. Dr. Burks was founder and president of the first and largest comprehensive MS center in the country, the Rocky Mountain MS Center at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Subsequently, he was a founder of the Colorado Neurological Institute which has grown to include more than 100 neuroscientists, three hospitals, and 23 tertiary neuroscience programs. Dr. Burks is also the founder of the Consortium of MS Centers.