Olivia E. Podolak, MD
Clinical Research Associate I

Dr. Podolak is a Clinical Research Associate I working with the Minds Matter Concussion Research team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Injury Research and Prevention.


Olivia E. Podolak, MD is a Clinical Research Coordinator I for the Minds Matter Concussion team at Children Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Injury Research and Prevention. In this role Dr. Podolak  supports the team's portfolio of concussion projects.

Additionally, Dr. Podolak works in the clinical setting within the CHOP Sports Medicine Clinics and within the community on various studies aimed to improve the understanding, treatment, and rehabilitation of pediatric concussion.

MD, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, 2015

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Member, National Postdoctoral Alliance

Member, CHOP National Postdoctoral Alliance

Master CL, Podolak OE, Ciuffreda KJ, et al. Utility of Pupillary Light Reflex Metrics as a Physiologic Biomarker for Adolescent Sport-Related Concussion. JAMA Opthalmol. 2020.

Podolak OE, Chaudhary S, Haarbauer-Krupa J, et al. Characteristics of Diagnosed Concussions in Children Aged 0 to 4 Years Presenting to a Large Pediatric Healthcare Network. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2020.

Master CL, Master SR, Wiebe DJ, et al. Vision and Vestibular System Dysfunction Predicts Prolonged Concussion Recovery in Children. Clin J Sport Med. 2018;28(2):139-145.

Bin Zahid A, Hubbard ME, Lockyer J, et al. Eye Tracking as a Biomarker for Concussion in Children. Clin J Sport Med. 2018.

Howell DR, Brilliant AN, Storey EP, et al. Objective Eye Tracking Deficits Following Concussion for Youth Seen in a Sports Medicine Setting. J. Child Neurol. 2018.

Contact Information

Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, 2716 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146