Dr. Courtney Robertson is an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is pediatric critical care, with a particular focus on traumatic brain injury and other head trauma.
Dr. Robertson received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Texas A&M University and her medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and performed a fellowship in pediatric critical care at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Robertson was on faculty at the University of Maryland. She joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2009.
Her research focuses on identifying interventions that could minimize the neurological deficits that can persist after traumatic brain injury in children.
Dr. Robertson serves on the editorial board of Developmental Neuroscience and is an ad hoc reviewer for many other critical care and neuroscience journals. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the National Neurotrauma Society, the Women in Neurotrauma Research Society and the Society for Neuroscience.