MPS II Public Health System Impact Assessment Educational Webinar

Date: September 15, 2021 1:00 pm EDT

The webinar featured presentations on the newborn screening (NBS) for MPS II, a brief update from the two NBS programs currently screening for MPS II in the United States, and an overview of the upcoming public health system impact (PHI) assessment survey for MPS II. The purpose of the webinar is to provide information on screening for MPS II, diagnosis, and treatment to inform the ongoing assessment regarding the ability to implement screening for the condition. 


  • Dr. Alex Kemper, MD MPH, MS, Division Chief of Primary Care Pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Tracy Klug, Chief of Newborn Screening Laboratory, Missouri State Public Health Laboratory
  • Jami Kiesling, Chief, Bureau of Genetics and Health Childhood, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
  • Dr. Khaja Basheeruddin, PhD, Illinois Department of Public Health