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Hal and Linda Ritch recently made a generous donation to the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center (WFCPC) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
Peggy found Columbia again 50 years later and had the CP care she needed by Dr. Paulo Selber, for a big milestone event in her son's life.
Caitlin has recently aged out of pediatrics and finds her new medical home with the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center. Read more about her new journey.
- March 17, 2021
Elena, an adult with cerebral palsy has been a patient of the CP Center since its creation and is a current board member. She honors her late twin sister Elizabeth with an online fundraiser.
- March 1, 2021
After surgery with Dr. Paulo Selber, Ronni is back to work and free from foot pain for the first time in 45 years.
Source:NIH - Translational PediatricsFebruary 10, 2021
An evaluation of the reliability and responsiveness of assessment of caregiver experience with neuromuscular disease following botulinum toxin injection to relieve spasticity in children with CP.
- February 8, 2021
A guest blog from an adult patient with Cerebral Palsy who talks about her journey toward hope and renewal.
- January 9, 2021
Learn how members of the WFCPC community are using a new virtual fundraising platform from CUIMC to support the Weinberg Center.
- November 16, 2020
Luke is a 13 year old who has neuromuscular scoliosis. Dr. Michael Vitale and his surgical team used advanced surgical tools to straighten and stabilize Luke’s spine.
- October 5, 2020
Hear from one of Dr. Paulo Selber's patients from Australia, Ariane Casareo, who shares her experience over the years.
- October 2, 2020
7 things I want to encourage the CP community with when it comes to advocating for inclusion and life with CP
Source:WFCPC Education EventsOctober 1, 2020
Webinar – 10.1.20 – A discussion for caregivers, patients, and providers on how to make better-informed long term care decisions regarding neurological and orthopedic treatment of cerebral palsy.
Source:The Cerebral Palsy Research Network (CPRN)August 6, 2020
The WFCPC is CPRN’s first site in New York City and provides a large and diverse patient population, including children and adults, for the studies conducted by CPRN.