Teratology Society Members Featured in CDC Grand Rounds Webcast

The CDC’s recent Public Health Grand Rounds focused on “Understanding the Causes of Major Birth Defects: Steps to Prevention.”  This event featured as speakers several members of the Teratology Society.

The live webcast of this event was held on January 20, 2015.  A recording of this event is available by clicking HERE.

Presenters:

Marcia L.  Feldkamp, PhD, PA
Associate Professor, Division of Medical Genetics
Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah
“The Impact of Birth Defects and Current Understanding of their Causes”

Jennita Reefhuis, PhD
Epidemiology Team Lead, Birth Defects Branch
Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC
“Advancing Understanding of the Causes of Birth Defects”

Allen A. Mitchell, MD
Director, Slone Epidemiology Center and Professor of Epidemiology and Pediatrics,
Boston University Schools of Public Health and Medicine
“Birth Defects Research and Emergency Preparedness: The Vaccines and Medications in Pregnancy Surveillance System”

Suzanne Gilboa, PhD, MHS
Partnerships and Applied Epidemiology Team Lead, Birth Defects Branch
Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC
“Identifying What Else We Can Do To Prevent Birth Defects”

 

 

 

 

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