Partnerships to current and future success: Newborn screening from a federal perspective
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Identify federal relationships to newborn screening programs. Describe activities in place to celebrate 50 years of newborn screening across the country. List federally supported initiatives to improve newborn screening techniques and awareness.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Chief of the Newborn Screening and Molecular Biology Branch at the CDC. The Branch is devoted to assuring the accuracy of newborn screening tests in every US state and comprises several quality assurance, public health service, test development and translational research activities in support of the newborn screening community. Together with collaborators in APHL, I have provided leadership, direction and support for the 50 years of newborn screening celebration activities nationwide.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.