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.

Participating Centers

Hospital University Principal Investigator
AI Dupont/Nemours Freeman Miller, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery
Alternate PI: Kenneth Rogers, M.D. Orthopedic Surgery
Benioff Children’s Hospital UCSF Yvonne Wu, M.D., M.P.H. Pediatric Neurology
Alternate PI: Amy Viehoever, M.D., Ph.D. Pediatric Neurology
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 Jerry Oakes, M.D., Neurosurgery

Brandon Rocque, M.D., Neurosurgery

Cincinnati Children’s University of Cincinnati Jilda Vargus-Adams, M.D., M.P.H., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Amy Bailes, PhD, Physical Therapy;

Colorado Children’s Hospital University of Colorado Dennis Matthews, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Alternate PI: Jason Rhodes, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery
Gillette Children’s Specialty Hospital Michael Partington, M.D., Neurosurgery
Alternate PI: Tom Novacheck, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Ohio State University Jeffrey Leonard, M.D., Neurosurgery

Garey Norvitz, 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
Rady Children’s Hospital UCSD Pritha Dalal, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Alternate PI: Andrew Skalsky, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital Mauricio Delgado, M.D., Pediatric Neurology
Alternate PI: Nancy Clegg, R.N., Ph.D., Neurology
Seattle Children’s Hospital University of Washington Kristie Bjornson, Ph.D., Physical Therapy
SickKids University of Toronto Unni Narayanan, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery
UCLA Health UCLA William Oppenheim, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery
Alternate PI: Marcia Greenberg, M.S., Physical Therapy
University of Florida Aga Lewelt, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Alternate PI: Christine Thorogood, 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 Virginia University of Virginia Chris Lunsford, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Alternate PI: Mark Romness, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery