Jeffrey R. Leonard, MD, is chief of Neurosurgery at Nationwide Children’s and professor of neurological surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Leonard has authored more than 75 publications, presented invited talks nationally and internationally, held leadership positions in several major neurosurgical organizations, and been the recipient of several teaching awards. Most recently, in 2015, he published the book “Chiari I Malformation” with other leaders in the field. Dr. Leonard is internationally recognized for his dedication to improve treatment for childhood brain tumors and has received grant funding for this work in studying their genetic profiles. He has also performed innovative investigations in the field of pediatric head trauma.