John "Jay" Wellons III, M.D.
Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery, VUMC, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
"The Great Defender" - Dr. Wellons is featured in HOPE Magazine.
Chevis Shannon, MBA, MPH, DrPH
Research Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dr. Shannon is director of the Vanderbilt Pediatric Neurosurgery Clinical Research Initiative. Her research interests include quality improvement initiatives to reduce surgical site infections, comparative effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and decision analysis research related to surgical intervention, long-term clinical and quality of life outcomes in children with hydrocephalus, traumatic brain injury (including abusive head trauma, sports-related concussions), epilepsy, spina bifida and tumors. She also has an interest in the economic impact of surgical intervention on tumor, AVM and epilepsy adult patients.
Noel Tulipan, M.D.
Professor of Neurological Surgery, VUMC