Joline E. Brandenburg, MD earned her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed PM&R residency at Mayo Clinic. She completed a Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship at University of Minnesota/Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare as a Mayo Clinic Scholar. She is an Associate Professor of PM&R and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Brandenburg is the Division Chair of Pediatric Rehabilitation and Director of the Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida Clinic at Mayo Clinic. She is a longstanding member of Mayo Clinic’s IRB Pediatric and Adolescent Research Committee. Her primary research is in identifying mechanistic underpinnings of spasticity, weakness, and movement disorders in congenital neurologic disorders, such as cerebral palsy. This work grew out of her KL2 supported clinical research investigating muscle properties in children with cerebral palsy. She serves as Chair of the Cerebral Palsy Common Data Elements (CP CDE) Oversight Committee for the National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke after being an instrumental lead in the creation of the CP CDEs. She is active in leadership roles in the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.