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Participating Sites


The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD),
Karen K. Winer, MD, Project Officer; Steering Committee Chair

Data Coordinating Center:

Clinical Trials & Surveys Corp - Margaret M. Frederick, PhD, Principal Investigator

Clinical Centers:

Children's Hospital Los Angeles - Vincent Gilsanz, MD, Principal Investigator

Children's Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati - Heidi Kalkwarf, PhD, Principal Investigator

Creighton University - Joan Lappe, PhD, Principal Investigator

Columbia University - Sharon Oberfield, MD, Principal Investigator

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Babette Zemel, PhD, Principal Investigator

DXA Core Laboratory:

University of California, San Francisco - John Sheperd, PhD, Principal Investigator

DXA Quality Assurance Office:

Wright State University - Thomas Hangartner, MD, QA Officer

Radiographic Core Laboratory:

Saroush Mahboubi, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Data Safety Monitoring Board:

Cliff Rosen, MD, Chair