Christin L. Daniels, MA

Director of Research Research and Innovation Solutions
Team Science Liason NC TraCS
Co-Chair Gillings COI Committee

T:(919) 966-0123

104A Rosenau Hall

CB #7415

Chapel Hill, NC 27599


With 16 years of leadership experience in clinical and academic research, Christin Daniels is a catalyst for research and innovation at the Gillings School. Serving all departments and programs, she marshals the School’s resources to optimize outputs. She provides knowledge management for the School, University and community. She facilitates team science, connecting experts to each other and to suitable funding opportunities. She builds collaborative research groups and provides infrastructure and resources. She delivers data and analytics to drive strategic initiatives forward. As co-Chair of the Schools COI Committee, she helps people avoid negative outcomes related to potential conflicts of interest as well as fosters entrepreneurial endeavors in compliance with University, state and federal regulations.

Honors and Awards

Ignacio V. Ponseti Distinguished Achievement Award, Outstanding Scientific Poster Award, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
2006, Shriners Hospital for Children - Lexington

Service Activities

Planning Committee, One Medicine NC (

Research Activities

Christin Daniels' research career has focused on new therapies, surgeries, treatments and overall quality of life for children with Cerebral Palsy, Clubfoot, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Scoliosis, Spina Bifida and other orthopaedic, musculoskeletal and rheumatologic impairments.

Key Publications

Self-Concept of Adults with Cerebral Palsy. Gannotti, M.E., Minter, C.L., Chambers, H.G., Smith, P.A., Tylkowski, C. (2011). Disability and Rehabilitation, 33(10), 855-861.

A Comparison of Three Methods of Pain Control for Posterior Spinal Fusions in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Milbrandt, T., Singhal, M., Minter, C., McClung, A., Talwalkar, V., Iwinski, H.J., Walker, J., Beimesch, C., Montgomery, C., Sucato, D.J.  (2009). Spine, 34(14), 1499-1503.

Adult Outcomes Following Amputation or Lengthening for Fibular Deficiency. Walker, J., Knapp, D., Minter, C., Boakes, J., Salazar, J.C., Sanders, J., Lubicky, J., Drvaric, D., Davids, J. (2009). The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 91.

Is operative blood loss associated with Valproic Acid? Analysis of bilateral femoral osteotomy in children with total involvement cerebral palsy. Carney, B., Minter, C.  (2005). Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 25(3), 283-285.

Reliability of acetabular measures in developmental dysplasia of the hip. Carney, B., Rogers, M., Minter, C.  (2005). Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances, 14(2), 73-76.


MA, Cognitive Psychology, Radford University, 2003

BS, Psychology, University of Mary Washington, 1997