The Cerebral Palsy Research Network welcomes Jacob Kean, Ph.D., to the CPRN leadership team and Executive Committee, as the Data Coordinating Center Principal Investigator. Dr. Kean replaces Dr. Susan Horn in this day to day role. Dr. Horn continues to be integrally involved in CPRN as a member of the leadership team and executive committee. Dr. Kean has taken over responsibilities for coordinating the data center effort to finalize the CPRN Registry Common Data Model, implement forms in REDCap, interface with the team at Nationwide Children’s Hospital implementing the Epic based forms, database implementation and function as the principal investigator representing the CPRN DCC in research projects.
Dr. Kean comes to the University of Utah with a deep background in the development and refinement of clinical outcomes measures and the implementation of evidence-based practices. He expertise is a welcome addition to the CPRN team and has been working with the leadership team since he joined the University of Utah in the Summer of 2015. You can read more about Dr. Kean’s background on our CPRN leadership page.