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Heather Fullerton, MD, MAS

Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
Chief, Child Neurology
Medical Director, UCSF Benioff Pediatric Brain Center
Director, UCSF Pediatric Stroke Research Center
Kenneth Rainin Chair of Pediatric Stroke Care
Neurology

Dr. Heather J Fullerton is the Kenneth Rainin Chair in Pediatric Stroke Care, Chief of Child Neurology at UCSF Department of Neurology, and medical director of Pediatric Brain Center at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Dr. Fullerton recognized that our pediatric stroke and traumatic brain injury patients have a difficult time transitioning back to school, thus the Brain Recovery Education Initiative was born.

Bethany Johnson-Kerner, MD, PhD

Program Director, UCSF Brain Recovery Education Initiative
Assistant Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics at UCSF
Neurology

Dr. Johnson-Kerner is the program director for the Brain Recovery Education Initiative. Her passion for child neurology and education drives her work for BREd, researching and innovating tailored educational programs for children recovering from acute brain injury to maximize their cognitive outcomes.

Kerrie Chitwood

Research Collaborator, UCSF Brain Recovery Education Initiative
M_Neuro-Child Neurology

Kathleen Colao

Program Manager, UCSF Brain Recovery Education Initiative
Clinical Research Manager, UCSF Pediatric Brain Center
Neurology

Naya Fullerton

Research Associate and Webmaster, UCSF Brain Recovery Education Initiative
M_Neuro-Child Neurology

Maria Kuchherzki

Program Manager, UCSF Brain Recovery Education Initiative
Division Manager, Child Neurology
Executive Assistant to Heather Fullerton, MD, MAS Neurology
Neurology