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Meet The Team

VPI-OPS is a collaboration of surgeons, speech-language pathologists, and researchers from more than 13 hospitals and clinics in the United States and Canada. The study is led by a team of researchers at Phoenix Children’s Hospital who are responsible for making sure the study is run safely. 

VPI-OPS Research Centers help coordinate the study across each site, make sure participants data is safe and secure, and help compare outcomes of the different surgeries. These research centers include: 

VPI-OPS Clinical Sites are hospitals and clinics with a team of surgeons and speech-language pathologists whose primary job is caring for patients with VPI. They are supported by research staff who help collect information from patients and coordinate study activities. 

Research Sites:

VPI-OPS is supported by a grant from the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research

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