Annette Howard, MD
Medical Director
Multiple Sclerosis Institute of Texas

Annette M. Howard, MD is the Medical Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Institute of Texas in Houston, Texas since 2001, where the mission is to treat the whole patient and those that care for them. She received her undergraduate education degree in Biology from Austin College in Sherman, Texas, followed by her Master of Public Health in Health Care Administration program from University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston, Texas. After working as a Training Education Coordinator for a 13-county interagency health planning agency, she entered the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pennsylvania. Returning home, she completed Internal Medicine and Neurology residencies and served as Chief Administrative Resident at Baylor College of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals. Following training she was Assistant Professor of Neurology at Baylor College for Medicine and Medical Director of the MS Clinic at Ben Taub General Hospital. Throughout her career she has participated in clinical research trials with publications and has served on Boards and Councils of MS Advocacy organizations. She is one of the Founding Directors of the recently launched National African American Multiple Sclerosis Registry.