Date:  Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Presentations: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch and Networking: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location:  Roberts Center, Room 1120-AB


11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Understanding Driving for Autistic Adolescents and Young Adults: A Collaboration Between the Centers for Injury Research and Prevention and Autism Research
Meghan Carey, MS, Research Coordinator
Center for Injury Research and Prevention
Nominated By: Allison Curry, PhD

11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Novel Brain and Spinal Cord Imaging Findings of Pediatric Leigh Syndrome Subjects are Linked to Specific Genetic and Metabolic Features
Cesar Alves, MD, Postdoctoral Fellow
Radiology – Neuroradiology
Nominated By: Savvas Andronikou, MD, PhD

12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Group B Streptococcus Colonization and Vaccine Acceptance Among Near Term Pregnant Women in the Dominican Republic
Sarah Geoghegan, MBBCh, Physician Fellow
Pediatrics – Infectious Diseases
Nominated By: Andrew Steenhoff, MBBCh, DCH

This series, organized by the Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs (ATOP), recognizes exceptional non-faculty researchers-in-training and research staff who have produced high impact collaborative research at Children's Hospital. All speakers for the series have been nominated by their Department Chair, Division Chief or Faculty Mentor and represent a variety of scientific disciplines and research areas.

Program Goals

  • Provide a forum for outstanding non-faculty researchers to present and discuss their science
  • Celebrate the successes of future leaders in pediatric research
  • Build community among colleagues and the broader CHOP community

Registration for this event is coming soon.

For more information, contact Janet Stuart at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 267-426-7496.


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