Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) National Quarterly Webinar | February 2020

Date: February 18, 2020 10:00 am EST

The Newborn Screening Technical assistance and Evaluation Program (NewSTEPs), in close partnership with SCID Compass, and the Newborn Screening Translational Research Network (NBSTRN), hosts a National Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disorder (SCID) Webinar every quarter. All are welcome to join.

For more information about the SCID Quarterly Webinars and topic suggestions, please email Ruthanne Sheller at

This webinar focused on challenges associated with screening preterm, low birth weight, and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) babies.  Following a presentation highlighting Iowa's SCID newborn screening experience, participants engaged in a discussion around challenges and successful practices associated with screening for this specific population.

The publication referenced during the webinar can be found linked here


Carol Johnson, Iowa Newborn Screening Follow-Up Program

Mary Beth Fasano, MD, MSPH, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine


Amy Gaviglio, MS, LCGC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Marci Sontag, PhD, NewSTEPs, Center for Public Health Innovation