Webinars & Events

Virtual Roundtable on States’ Experiences Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

October 24, 2019


The initial SMA Webinar will provide a platform for state programs to share their knowledge and experiences implementing screening for SMA. Speakers will answer questions regarding implementation methods and activities, follow up best practices, and educational strategies related to SMA. Attendees can submit questions in advance for the speakers to address during the webinar to Kshea Hale at Kshea.hale@aphl.org until COB Friday, October 18, 2019.


AUDIENCE: Individuals responsible for screening, diagnosing and treating SMA.

The archived webinar will be available until October 24,2020. To access the archived webinar, please register: www.aphl.org/632-19SS

LINK TO SLIDES: https://www.aphl.org/courses/Documents/2019/588-632-19%20SMA%20Part%201%20slides.pdf

NOTES: https://www.aphl.org/courses/Documents/2019/588-632-19%20SMA%20Webinar%20Series%20Part%20One_%20VIrtual%20Roundtable%20notes.pdf  



Amy Gaviglio, MS, LCGC, Co-Chair, APHL NewSTEPs New Disorders Workgroup

George Dizikes, PhD, HCLD/CC (ABB), Co-Chair, APHL NewSTEPs New Disorders Workgroup 



Sarah Bradley, MS, CGC, Follow-Up Supervisor, New York State Newborn Screening

Anne Comeau, PhD, Deputy Director, New England Newborn Screening Program, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Fizza Gulamali-Majid, PhD, Division Chief, Maryland Department of Health

Jennifer Taylor, PhD, Assistant Division Chief, Maryland Department of Health

Jordan Shover, Public Health Program Manager, Pennsylvania Department of Health  

Joshua Featherston, Laboratory Manager (Molecular Unit), Missouri State Public Health Laboratory 

Megan Wilde, RN, Public Health Senior Nurse, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Carrie Wolf, MBS, Laboratory Supervisor, Minnesota Department of Health

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