Online Program

One state at a time: Newborn screening from the state perspective

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 9:10 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Scott Shone, PhD, New Jersey Department of Health, Newborn Screening Laboratory, Ewing, NJ

Learning Areas:

Public health or related education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related nursing
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe how newborn screening is done in the US. Explain current challenges and opportunities states face going into the next 50 years of screening. Discuss how programs work to ensure quality and how health information technology is aiding in information transfer.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Program Manager for the State of New Jersey Newborn Screening Laboratory. In my role, I oversee the testing of over 100,000 newborns for 54 genetic and biochemical disorders. I have presented on the State newborn screening perspective at numerous scientific gatherings.
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.