Short Term Follow Up Webinar: Emergency Preparedness | October 2018

Date: October 23, 2018 10:45 am EDT

About this webinar:

Emergency Preparedness for Newborn Screening Programs

  • AMCHP NBS ConPlan document
  • How EMAC works during emergencies
  • Clinical experience and NBS efforts during Hurricane Katrina
  • NBS follow-up during Hurricane Maria


  • Kate Taft, MPH
    Associate Director for Child and Adolescent Health at the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP)
  • Gerrit Bakker, BS
    Senior Director for Public Health Preparedness at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
  • Hans Andersson, MD, FACMG
    Karen Gore Chair of Human Genetics and Director of the Hayward Genetics Center at the Tulane University Medical School
  • Sulay Rivera-Sánchez, MS, PhD
    Associate Director of the Puerto Rico Newborn Screening Program

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