Charter Members

Charter Members are the sites and investigators piloting the CPRN cerebral palsy registry and defining the initial Standard Operating Procedures for the network. All charter members are part of the CPRN Investigator Committee. The names in bold are also part of the CPRN Executive Committee. Green markers indicate sites where patients are actively being included in the registry. Sites with yellow markers are next to come on line enrolling patients. Sites with red markers are preparing to capture patient data in the registry. Sites with blue markers are candidate sites that have initiated the work to become CPRN centers and implement the CPRN Clinical Registry.

Participating Centers

Hospital University Principal Investigator
AI Dupont/Nemours Wade Shrader, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery
Alternate PI: Kenneth Rogers, Ph.D.
Akron Children’s Hospital Micah Baird, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Alternate PI: Adam Bartlett, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland UCSF Ravinder Brar, M.D., M.P.H. Orthopedic Surgery
Boston Children’s Harvard University Benjamin Shore, M.D., M.P.H., Orthopedic Surgery
Alternate PI: Brian Snyder, M.D., Ph.D., Orthopedic Surgery
Children’s of Alabama University of Alabama Brandon Rocque, M.D., Neurosurgery
Cincinnati Children’s University of Cincinnati Charles Stevenson, MD, Neurosurgery
Amy Bailes, PhD, Physical Therapy;
Children’s Hospital Colorado University of Colorado Joyce Oleszek, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Alternate PI:Wendy Pierce, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Children’s Hospital of Michigan Wayne State University Neena Marupudi, M.D., Neurosurgery
Alternate PI:Erika Erlandson, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Children’s Mercy Hospital University of Kansas Michael Partington, M.D., Neurosurgery
Alternate PI:Justin Ramsey, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center Columbia University Jason Carmel, M.D., Ph.D., Neurology
Gillette Children’s Specialty Hospital Tom Novacheck, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery
Alternate PI: Angela Sinner, D.O.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Ohio State University Jeffrey Leonard, M.D., Neurosurgery
Garey Noritz, M.D., Developmental Pediatrics
Primary Children’s Hospital University of Utah Robert Bollo, M.D., Neurosurgery
Alternate PI: Allison Oki, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Phoenix Children’s Hospital University of Arizona Michael Kruer, M.D., Neurology
Alternate PI: Mohan Belthur, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery
Rady Children’s Hospital UCSD Pritha Dalal, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Alternate PI: Andrew Skalsky, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Riley Children’s Hospital Indiana University Jeffrey Raskin, M.D., Neurosurgeon
Clinical Research Coordinator: Mariah Shirrell
Seattle Children’s Hospital University of Washington Kristie Bjornson, Ph.D., Physical Therapy
Shirley Ryan Ability Lab Northwestern University Ana-Marie Rojas, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Alternate PI: Tim Krater, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
SickKids University of Toronto Unni Narayanan, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery
St. Louis Children’s Hospital Washington University, St. Louis Toni Pearson, M.D., Neurology
Alternate PI:Bhooma Aravamuthan, MD, DPhil, Neurology
Texas Children’s Hospital Baylor College of Medicine Aloysia Schwabe, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Alternate PI: Sruthi Thomas, MD, PhD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
UCLA Health UCLA Rachel Thompson, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery
Alternate PI: Allen Chen, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Florida Christine Thorogood, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Alternate PI: Louise Spierre, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Hartford Mary Gannotti, Ph.D., Physical Therapy
University of Michigan Medical Center University of Michigan Ed Hurvitz, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Alternate PI: Clifford Craig, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery
University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill Deborah Thorpe, Ph.D., Physical Therapy
Alternate PI: Josh Alexander, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Texas Health Science Center — Houston University of Texas Manish Shah, M.D., Neurosurgery

Clinic Manager: Christy Hill

University of Virginia University of Virginia Valentia Intagliata, M.D., Developmental Pediatrics
Alternate PI: Richard Stevenson, M.D., Developmental Pediatrics
Yale University Medical Center Yale University David Frumberg, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery