Christina L. Master, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Staff, Division of General Pediatrics, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, Minds Matter, Concussion Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Research, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Division of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, CHOP
Medical Staff, Division of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania
Principal Investigator, Center for Brain Injury and Repair, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Center for Injury Research Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellow, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Orthopedics
Sports Medicine and Performance Center
Minds Matter Concussion Frontier Program
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
550 S. Goddard Blvd.
2nd Floor Wood Building
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Office: 215-590-1527
Fax: 215-590-1501
AB (Molecular Biology)
Princeton University, 1989.
MD (Medicine)
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 1993.
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Selected Publications

Lempke LB, Ermer E, Boltz AJ, Caccese J, Buckley TA, Cameron KL, Chrisman SPD, D'Lauro C, Eckner JT, Esopenko C, Hunt TN, Jain D, Kelly LA, Memmini AK, Mozel AE, Putukian M, Susmarski A, Pasquina PF, McCrea MA, McAllister TW, Broglio SP, Master CL.: Initial Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Characteristics and Recovery Patterns Among Females Across the United States Military Service Academies: A Report from the NCAA-DoD CARE Consortium. Ann Biomed Eng Sep 24 2023

D'Alonzo BA, Wiebe DJ, Master CL, Castellana MC, Willer BS, Leddy JJ.: Relationship between anxiety and concussion symptoms among adolescents enrolled in a randomized controlled trial of aerobic exercise. NeuroRehabilitation 53(2): 187-198, 2023

Davis GA, Schneider KJ, Anderson V, Babl FE, Barlow KM, Blauwet CA, Bressan S, Broglio SP, Emery CA, Echemendia RJ, Gagnon I, Gioia GA, Giza CC, Leddy JJ, Master CL, McCrea M, McNamee MJ, Meehan WP 3rd, Purcell L, Putukian M, Moser RS, Takagi M, Yeates KO, Zemek R, Patricios JS.: Pediatric Sport-related Concussion: Recommendations From the Amsterdam Consensus Statement 2023. Pediatrics Dec 2023.

Liebel SW, Van Pelt KL, Pasquina PF, McAllister TW, McCrea MA, Broglio SP; CARE Consortium Investigators. : Sport-Specific Recovery Trajectories for NCAA Collegiate Athletes Following Concussion. Ann Biomed Eng. Epub ahead of print., Nov 2023.

Jain D, Graci V, Beam ME, Ayaz H, Prosser LA, Master CL, McDonald CC, Arbogast KB. : Neurophysiological and gait outcomes during a dual-task gait assessment in concussed adolescents. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 109, Oct 2023.

Miller SM, Valovich McLeod TC, Zaslow TL, Wilson JC, Master CL, Snedden TR, Halstead ME, Grady MF, Fazekas ML, Santana JA, Coel RA, Howell DR. : Utility of a Clinical Prediction Tool for Persisting Postconcussive Symptoms in a Multicenter Sample of Youth Athletes With Concussion: The Sport Concussion Outcomes in Pediatrics (SCOPE) Study. Am J Sports Med. Oct 4 2023.

Huber CM, Patton DA, Rownd KR, Patterson Gentile C, Master CL, Arbogast KB.: Neurophysiological Effects of Repeated Soccer Heading in Youth. J Biomech Eng 145: 091005, Sep 2023.

Lempke LB, Breedlove KM, Caccese JB, McCrea MA, McAllister TW, Broglio SP, Schmidt JD, Lynall RC, Buckley TA; CARE Consortium Investigators.: Preinjury Measures Do Not Predict Future Concussion Among Collegiate Student-Athletes: Findings From the CARE Consortium. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 102(9): 823-828, Sep 1 2023.

Roby PR, Mozel AE, Arbogast KB, Buckley T, Caccese JB, Chrisman SP, Clugston JR, Eckner JT, Esopenko C, Hunt T, Kelly LA, McDevitt J, Perkins SM, Putukian M, Susmarski A, Broglio SP, Pasquina PF, McAllister TW, McCrea M, Master CL; CARE Consortium Investigators. : Post-injury outcomes following non-sport related concussion: A CARE Consortium Study J Athl Train. Epub ahead of print. , Sept 2023.

Lempke LB, Caccese JB, Syrydiuk RA, Buckley TA, Chrisman SPD, Clugston JR, Eckner JT, Ermer E, Esopenko C, Jain D, Kelly LA, Memmini AK, Mozel AE, Putukian M, Susmarski A, Pasquina PF, McCrea MA, McAllister TW, Broglio SP, Master CL; CARE Consortium Investigators.: Female Collegiate Athletes' Concussion Characteristics and Recovery Patterns: A Report from the NCAA-DoD CARE Consortium. Ann Biomed Eng. Sep 26 2023.

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