Children's Neuroscience Symposium Faculty

The symposium features our own nationally prominent faculty and guest speakers presenting topics that highlight the recent advances in pediatric neuroscience. All faculty are affiliated with Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, University of Arizona, College of Medicine – Phoenix, and Barrow Neurological Institute. 


Course Directors

P. David Adelson, MD, FACS, FAAP

Director, Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital

Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery/Children's Neurosciences

Clinical Professor of Surgery/Neurosurgery

Academic Division Chief Neurosurgery, Department of Child Health University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix


Matthew M. Troester, DO

Co-Director, Comprehensive Sleep Program, Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Assistant Professor, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix

Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology


Faculty Speakers

John F. Kerrigan, MD

Associate Professor

Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology

Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Program and Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory

Nancy B. Quay MS, RN, CNRN

Clinical Manager, Neurosciences

Michael W. Shrader, MD

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

Co-Division Chief, Center for Pediatric Orthopaedics and Clinical Leader of the Center for Cerebral Palsy

David H. Shafron, MD

Assistant Professor

Neurological Surgery

Pediatric Neurosurgeon

















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