American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) Board of Directors


Lesley Pritchard (Wiart) PT, PhD, PhD President (2022-2023)
Lesley Pritchard, PT, PhD
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
M. Wade Shrader, MD 1st Vice President
M. Wade Shrader, MD
Nemours A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE
2nd Vice President
Laurie Glader, MD
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Joline Brandenburg, MD Treasurer
Joline Brandenburg, MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Golda Milo-Manson, MHSc, MD, FRCPC
University of Toronto
Holland Bloorview Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital
Toronto, ON

Past Presidents

Past President (2021-22)
Tom F. Novacheck, MD
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
St. Paul, MN


Past President (2020-21)
Susan Sienko, PhD
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Portland, OR
Community Council Board Liaison


For a full list of Past Presidents, please Click Here.

Directors at Large

Kristie Bjornson, PT, PhD, PCS Paige Church, MD
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Care Pathways Sr. Board Liaison
Publications Sr. Board Liaison
Paige Church, MD
Bernadette T. Gillick, PhD, MSPT, PT
University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI
Education Committee Jr. Board Liaison
Research Committee Jr. Board Liaison

Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker, PhD, CCC-A/SLP              
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Education Committee Sr. Board Liaison
Research Committee Sr. Board Liaison
Lisa Letzkus, PhD, RN, CPNP-AC Anna McCormick, MD, FRCP(C)
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON
Care Pathways Jr. Board Liaison
Publications Jr. Board Liaison

Nancy Murphy, MD

Nancy Murphy, MD
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Salt Lake City, UT
Lifespan Board Liaison
Complex Care Board Liaison

Verónica Schiariti, MD MHSc PhD

Verónica Schiariti, MD MHSc PhD
Division of Medical Sciences, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC
Advocacy Committee Board Liaison
International Affairs Board Liaison

Benjamin J. Shore MD MPH FRCSC

Benjamin J. Shore MD MPH FRCSC
Harvard Medical School
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Membership Committee Board Liaison
Awards Committee Board Liaison

Sruthi P. Thomas, MD, PhD

Sruthi P. Thomas, MD, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine Texas Children’s Hospital Houston, TX
Adaptive Sports and Recreation Committee Board Liaison
Communications Committee Board Liaison


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