Study Overview

Study Leadership

The study is led by Boston Children’s Hospital (Dr. Jane Newburger) and Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City (Dr. Dongngan Truong). Leading investigators at children’s medical centers are participating, supported by their study teams, and patient advisory resources.

Site Principal Investigators

Lead Investigator
Jane Newburger, MD, MPH

Boston Children’s Hospital

Lead Investigator
Dongngan T. Truong, MD, MSCI

Primary Children’s Hospital (Salt Lake City)

Michael R. Carr, MD

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Lara S. Shekerdemian, MD

Baylor/Texas Children’s Hospital

Matthew E. Oster, MD

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Pei-Ni Jone, MD

Children’s Hospital of Colorado

Jacqueline Szmuszkovicz, MD

Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

Gautham Singh, MD

Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Sanjeev Aggarwal, MD

Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Yamuna Sanil, MD

Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Tamara T. Bradford, MD

Children’s Hospital of New Orleans

Matthew Elias, MD

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Kavita Sharma, MD

Children’s Medical Center of Dallas-UT Southwestern Medical Center

Daniel E. Forsha, MD

Children’s Mercy Hospital (Kansas City)

Anita Krishnan, MD

Children’s National Hospital (Washington, DC)

Sean M. Lang, MD

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Elizabeth C Mitchell, MD

Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Mark W. Russell, MD

CS Mott Children’s Hospital/University of Michigan

Keren Hasbani, MD

Dell Medical Center (Austin)

Jennifer S. Li, MD

Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center

Audrey Dionne, MD

Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital

Brian W. McCrindle, MD, MPH

Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Maryanne Chrisant, MD

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Stephanie Handler, MD

Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Joseph R. Block, MD

Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Kimberly McHugh, MD, MSCR

Medical University of South Carolina

Brett R. Anderson, MD, MBA

Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York

Shubhika Srivastava, MD

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Juan Carlos Muniz, MD

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Wayne J. Franklin, MD

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Arash Sabati, MD

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Kirsten Dummer, MD

Rady Children’s Hospital (San Diego)

R. Mark Payne, MD

Riley Children’s Hospital (Indianapolis)

Michael A. Portman, MD

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Camden Hebson, MD

University of Alabama

Divya Shakti, MD

University of Mississippi

James Ryan Shea, MD

University of North Carolina

Michelle Sykes, MD, PhD

Valley Children’s Healthcare and Hospital

Study Locations

Leading children’s medical centers across the United States and Canada are participating in the COVID MUSIC Study. View the map to find a location near you.

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COVID MUSIC Study Locations

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About the Study

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