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Principal Investigator: Julia Sanders, MD
Research Assistant: Christina Howell, BS

Research in the Trauma Program focuses on management of complex orthopedic conditions resulting from traumatic accidents in children and adolescents. Specific areas of interest include the treatment of fractures, limb deformities, musculoskeletal infections, and physeal (growth plate) injuries. The Trauma Program is currently involved in two large, multicenter studies investigating pediatric femur fracture treatment and adolescent proximal humerus fracture treatment. 

Dr. Sanders will host the Children’s Orthopaedic Trauma and Infection Consortium for Evidence Based Study (CORTICES) Group at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora, CO on September 27-28, 2019. 

The following institutions comprise the CORTICES: Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Texas Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Rady Children’s Hospital, University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Carolinas Healthcare System/Levine Children’s Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta