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Dr Nicole Ulrich & Dr Scott Pomeroy (pt 2)

About the Speakers

Scott Pomeroy, MD, PhD

Scott Pomeroy, MD, PhD

Scott Pomeroy is the Bronson Crothers Professor of Neurology and Director of the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center of Harvard Medical School, and since 2005 Chairman of the Department of Neurology and Neurologist-in-Chief of Boston Children’s Hospital. 

Dr. Pomeroy received his MD and PhD from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed Pediatric residency at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and residency in Child Neurology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University St. Louis. 

Dr. Pomeroy returned to Boston Children’s Hospital in 1991 to join the faculty of the Department of Neurology. He received the CNS Young Investigator Award in 1989 and was the first recipient of the Compassionate Caregiver Award of the Kenneth Schwartz Center in 1999. He has also received the Sidney Carter Award from the American Academy of Neurology and the Daniel Drake Medal from the University of Cincinnati for his work on medulloblastoma.  He serves as President-elect of the Child Neurology Foundation, and in 2017 was elected as a member of the National Academy of Medicine. 


Nicole J. Ullrich, MD, PhD

Nicole J. Ullrich, MD, PhD

Nicole J Ullrich, MD, PhD is currently Associate Professor of Neurology at Boston Children’s Hospital, where she serves as Associate Director and Director of Clinical Trials in the Multidisciplinary Neurofibromatosis Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and Director of Neurologic NeuroOncology at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.  She completed her medical and graduate degrees at Yale University followed by residency in Pediatrics and Neurology at Boston Children’s Hospital, where she then did her fellowship in NeuroOncology before joining the faculty.  Her research focuses on neurologic and oncologic complications of NF1 and the long-term neurologic complications of childhood systemic cancer and brain tumors.  Dr. Ullrich has been involved in the design and execution of several clinical trials for complications of NF1 through the Neurofibromatosis Clinical Trials Consortium, where she is currently the site principal investigator for the Harvard-wide site.  Within the consortium, she is chair of the Low Grade Glioma committee and also participates in the Neurocognitive Committee and Plexiform Neurofibroma Committee.  She serves as co-Chair of the Clinical Research Award committee and is a member of the Clinical Care Advisory Board for the Children’s Tumor Foundation.  She is also on the board of NF Northeast.  Dr. Ullrich is also involved in medical student and resident education and speaks widely on issues related to work-life balance to faculty.  She is past chair of the Harvard Medical School Joint Committee on the Status of Women and currently works on several task forces dedicated to issues related to faculty diversity and development.