Webinars & Events

Communication Practices: Cystic Fibrosis Center and Public Health Perspectives for Teaming with Pediatricians

October 24, 2018


The Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Newborn Screening (NBS) Quality Improvement and Timeliness webinar on October 24, 2018 focused on communication practices with pediatricians offering perspectives from CF Centers and public health. The webinar featured presentations by: 1) Fran Altmaier, Case Management Coordinator at the Arizona Department of Public Health Services; 2) Susanna McColley, MD, Associate Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center of Pulmonary Medicine at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; and 3) Marci Sontag, PhD, Director, Center for Public Health Innovation at CI International, Associate Director, NewSTEPs. 

This webinar is part of an ongoing series to discuss strategies for implementation of quality improvement initiatives to assure timely newborn screening in cystic fibrosis. The webinars are a proud extension of partnerships between NBC program representations (laboratory and follow-up) and CF center clinicians.

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