Leah Gaetz, MSW
Clinical Research Program Manager

Leah Gaetz, MSW serves as the Clinical Research Program Manager for the Minds Matter Concussion Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


Leah Gaetz, MSW is the Clinical Research Program Manager for the Minds Matter Concussion Program within the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Leah is responsible for the financial and strategic planning that supports the Minds Matter Program to grow successfully around its research mission. She works closely with Co-Founders Dr. Christina Master and Dr. Kristy Arbogast to bridge CHOP’s clinical care with cutting-edge concussion research, which seeks to improve diagnostics and treatment outcomes though both clinical and community engagement.

Prior to joining the Minds Matter team as Program Manager, Leah worked as a Research Coordinator within the department of Radiology at CHOP for over 9 years. With an educational background in mental health treatment and crisis outreach, Leah received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her master’s degree in Social Work at Wilfred Laurier University in Canada. Leah enjoys applying her love for advancing brain science, children’s mental health, and her care for others to her leadership role.

MSW, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2004

BSW, McMaster University, 2002

BA, McMaster University (Psychology), 1998

Clinical Research Program Manager, Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Contact Information

Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, 2716 South St., Philadelphia, PA 19146