Getting to Know the CNF Team – Anup Patel, MD

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Welcome back to our weekly interview series! Each week, we share an interview with a member of the CNF community. Today, we’re highlighting the work of Anup Patel, a physician who sits on our Board of Directors. Tell us what you do in your day job  I am the section…  Read More

Getting to know the CNF team – Paul Cooper

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Each week, we’re sharing profiles on the amazing people who make our mission in action possible. This week, we’re highlighting Paul Cooper, CNF’s facilitator. What’s your role at CNF?  I build engaging agendas for our outward–facing events that encourage dialogue and participation, and I facilitate meetings, trainings, and other gatherings. And I support internal…  Read More

Getting to know the CNF team – Sue Yudovin

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Every week, we’re profiling members of the CNF community so you can get to know the people behind our organization’s mission. Meet Sue Yudovin, a former pediatric nurse who sits on our Board of Directors. Tell us what you do in your day job? I am a retired certified pediatric…  Read More

2019 Scholarship Winners

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Part of CNF’s mission to build relationships and support community members who are dedicated to improving the lives of children living with neurological conditions, is supporting the next generation of child neurologists. Every year, the Child Neurology Foundation awards the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation’s Shields (PERF) Shields and PERF Elterman Research Grants,…  Read More

Getting to know the CNF team – Altaira Northe

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Every week, we’re sharing an interview with someone from the CNF team. This week, get to know Altaira Northe, CNF’s Director of Communications and Storytelling. What’s your role at CNF? I’m the Contract Director of Communications and Storytelling. One of my main goals here at CNF is to enable members…  Read More

Getting to know the CNF team – Cyndi Wright

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Each week, we’re sharing a profile from a member of the CNF team. This week, meet Cyndi Wright, who manages CNF’s Strategic Operations.   What’s your role at CNF?  I work as a Contractor on CNF Strategic Operations.  Currently, I’m managing the annual education initiative, which for 2019 is managing Disruptive…  Read More

Global Genes Patient Advocacy Summit Recap

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On September 17, the Child Neurology Foundation Team went to The Global Genes Patient Advocacy Summit in San Diego, California. As the largest gathering of rare disease patients, caregivers, thought leaders and other rare disease stakeholders in the world, the RARE Patient Advocacy Summit is an unparalleled opportunity to forge…  Read More

Getting to know the CNF team – Phillip Pearl, MD

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Every week, we’re sharing an interview with the a member of the CNF community, starting with our staff, Board of Directors. This week, get to know Phillip Pearl, MD, a member of CNF’s Board. Tell us what you do in your day job. Direct the epilepsy program (clinical, research, educational/fellowship,…  Read More

Getting to Know the CNF Team – Katherine Barnhart

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Meet Katherine Barnhart. What’s your role at CNF? Executive Assistant to Amy Brin, Executive Director/CEO of CNF How do you spend your time when you’re not at work? I spend my free time with my 9 1/2 moth old son, Evan. I try to keep us active. So you will…  Read More