Board of Directors

Photo Credit: Helen Carlson, Ph.D, Alberta Children’s Hospital

Board of Directors

Heather Fullerton, MD, MAS

President

Neurologist
University of California, San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital
San Francisco, United States

(2019-2025)

Maja Steinlin, MD

Vice Chair

Neurologist
University Children’s Hospital Bern
Bern, Switzerland

(2019-2025)

Lori Jordan, MD, PhD

Treasurer

Neurologist
Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
Nashville, United States

(2019-2025)

Mary Kay Ballasiotes

Board Member

Executive Director of International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke/Patient Advocate
Charlotte, United States

(2021-2027)

Francesca Fedeli

Board Member

President of FightTheStroke Foundation and Patient Advocate
Milan, Italy

(2022-2028)

Adam Kirton, MD

Board Member

Neurologist
Alberta Children’s Hospital
Alberta, Canada

(2019-2025)

Manoëlle Kossorotoff, MD

Board Member

Neurologist
Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital
Paris, France

(2020-2026)

Mark Ladendorf

Board Member

Director, Relationship Management
TIAA Kaspick
Boston, United States

(2022-2028)

Mark Mackay, MD, PhD

Board Member

Neurologist
The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia

(2019-2025)

Adam Rennie, MB, BS, BMSc, FRCR

Board Member

Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital
London, United Kingdom

(2020-2026)

Jim Rhodes

Board Member

Vice President, HRIS at Emerson & Parent/Patient Advocate
St. Louis, United States

(2021-2027)

Brad Schlaggar, MD, PhD

Board Member

Neurologist
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Baltimore, United States

(2019-2025)

Edward Smith, MD

Board Member

Neurosurgeon
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, United States

(2019-2025)

Admin Team

Kathleen Colao, MPH, CCRP

IPSO Membership Manager

University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Maria Kuchherzki, CCRP

IPSO Financial Manager

University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Jude Ross

IPSO Conference Manager

Podium
Glasgow, Scotland