About the Author
Lawrence C Vogel, MD is Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program at Shriners Hospitals for Children, Chicago and Professor of Pediatrics at Rush Medical College, Chicago. He is board-certified in Pediatrics and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. Dr. Vogel is past president of the American Spinal Injury Association and American Paraplegia Society and Chairman of the Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine steering committee.
Kathy Zebracki, Ph.D. is Director of Psychology at Shriners Hospitals for Children, Chicago and Affiliate Assistant Professor of Psychology at Loyola University Chicago. She is the Chair of the Pediatrics Committee of the American Spinal Injury Association.
Randal Betz, M.D. served as the Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program at Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia from 1983 to 2014. He is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. He is currently a pediatric spine surgeon working at the Institute for Scoliosis and Spine in Princeton NJ.
M.J. Mulcahey, Ph.D., OTR/L is a Professor of Occupational Therapy at Thomas Jefferson University and on the Scientific Staff of the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia. Dr. Mulcahey has worked in the field of pediatric SCI for more than 20 years.