Exploring the Use of Biochemical & Sequencing Methods in Newborn Screening: Webinar 2 State Newborn Screening Program Experiences

Date: September 06, 2023 3:00 pm EDT

This is the second webinar in the Exploring the Use of Biochemical and Sequencing Methods in Newborn Screening Series. This three-part webinar series explores the current uses of sequencing and biochemical technologies in public health newborn screening programs, the advantages and limitations of each approach, future applications of these methods, and the implications of moving forward with sequencing in newborn screening. In this webinar, newborn screening programs shared their experiences with biochemical and sequencing, including the benefits and challenges of each method, recommended practices, and lessons learned. 


  • Describe state experiences screening using biochemical and sequencing methods
  • Discuss benefits, challenges, processes and protocols, and recommended practices
  • Examine tiered testing options


  • Suzanne Cordovado, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


  • Patricia Hunt, Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Jennifer Lewis, Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Joseph Orsini, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health
  • Nicolas Szabo, Utah Department of Health and Human Services


Recording: https://vimeo.com/862179543/ca2f1b0b43?share=copy