Christina L. Master

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USA

 

Biography

Christina L. Master, MD: Dr. Master is Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and Associate Program Director of the Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship at CHOP with over two decades of experience in clinical pediatrics. She was Vice Program Director of the Pediatric Residency Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for 17 years and subsequently completed a sabbatical year of fellowship training in primary care sports medicine at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Master is board-certified in pediatrics and brain injury medicine with additional qualification in sports medicine and treats over a thousand youth with concussion annually in her outpatient practice. She is co-founding director of Minds Matter, the concussion program for children at CHOP that provides clinical care, community outreach and conducts research in youth concussion. Her particular research emphasis has been describing the epidemiology of pediatric concussion and identifying vestibular and visual deficits following concussion as a target for intervention for those with prolonged symptoms. She is the founding course director for the Minds Matter Concussion Conference, an annual update for an interdisciplinary audience on concussion care for children.  She enjoys playing the piano, running, swimming and cycling and has completed marathons in Munich, Philadelphia, Budapest and NYC as well as a few triathlons at the sprint and olympic distances. She is the mother of three busy children who participate in activities including ice hockey, rowing, choir, robotics, debate, piano and HiQ. 

 

Conference Presentation

Evidenced Based Assessment and Treatment of Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Adolescents with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

 

 

 

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