Acknowledgements & Conflict of Interest

The committee wishes to thank Pampers for an education grant that in part supported this work,

Diane Maroney for consenting to our use of the concept of “imagine…” statements written by parents/families who have experienced intensive care; and to the parents for their thoughts. Further we want to extend a special thank you to our expert reviewers, listed below:

Pamela Dodrill, PhD, CCC-SLP
Clinical Specialist: Feeding and Developmental Therapy Team
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Sue Hall, MD, MSW, FAAP
St. John's Regional Medical Center, Oxnard, CA.

Denise Harrison, PhD, RN
Professor and Chair in Nursing Care of Children, Youth and Families
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) 
CHEO Research Institute and University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

Renée Shellhaas, MD, MS
Clinical Associate Professor
Michigan Medicine Pediatric Neurology
CS Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

Judy Smith, MHA, Principal
Smith Hager Bajo, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ

Diane Versaw-Barnes PT, DPT
Physical Therapy Supervisor
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Dorothy Vittner, PhD, RN, CPHE
Director, Senior NIDCAP Trainer
Carolina NIDCAP Training Center
Infant & Family Specialist
WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Raleigh, NC

Marlene Walden, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC, CCNS, FAAN
Nurse Scientist Manager
Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR

Robert D. White, MD
Director, Regional Newborn Program
Beacon Children’s Hospital
South Bend, IN


Conflict of Interest Statement

The Consensus Committee members do not have financial, or non-financial, relationships with industry that are relevant to this topic.