Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders
in Newborns and Children

Upcoming Meeting
Thursday, August 2, 2018

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TIME TOPIC PRESENTER
9:30 – 10:15 AM
  • Welcome
  • Roll Call
  • Opening Remarks
  • November 2017 Minutes
  • February 2018 Minutes
Joseph Bocchini, MD
Committee Chair
Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Louisiana State Univ. 

Catharine Riley, PhD, MPH
Designated Federal Official
Health Resources and Services Admin.

10:15 – 10:45 AM Newborn Screening Education and Training Tools: a Communication Aid and an Educational Planning Guide Beth Tarini, MD, MS, FAAP
Committee Member
Co-Chair, Education & Training Workgroup
10:45 – 11:15 AM CDC Quality Assurance and Harmonization Activities 

 

Kostas Petritis, PhD
Laboratory Chief, Biochemical Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, Newborn Screening and Molecular Biology Branch, CDC
11:15 – 12:15 PM Review and Committee Discussion: Cutoffs and Risk Assessment in Newborn Screening Joseph Bocchini, MD
Committee Chair
12:15 – 1:15 PM LUNCH
1:15 – 2:20 PM Working on Timeliness in Newborn Screening: Lessons Learned from States Tonya McCallister
Supervisor, Newborn Screening Lab
Public Health Laboratory
Oklahoma State Department of Health

Sondi Aponte
Education & Outreach Manager
Arizona State Laboratory—Office of Newborn Screening

Stanton L. Berberich, PhD
Program Manager Medical Screening
State Hygienic Laboratory at The University of Iowa

2:20 – 2:30 PM Overview: Assessing the Public Health System Impact of Adding Conditions to the RUSP  Joseph Bocchini, MD
Committee Chair
2:30 PM ADJOURN 

3:00 – 5:00  PM
  • Education and Training Workgroup
  • Laboratory Standards and Procedures Workgroup
  • Follow up and Treatment Workgroup
TIME TOPIC PRESENTER
9:30 –  9:45 AM
  • Welcome
  • Roll Call

 

Joseph Bocchini, MD
Committee Chair
Louisiana State University Catharine Riley, PhD, MPH
Designated Federal Official, Health Resources and Services Administration
9:45 – 10:15 AM Update on Newborn Screening for Guanidinoacetate Methyltransferase (GAMT) Deficiency Carla Cuthbert, PhD
Chief, Newborn Screening and Molecular Biology Branch, Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC
10:15 – 10:45 AM PUBLIC COMMENT
10:45 – 11:05 AM BREAK
11:05 – 11:25 AM Education and Training Workgroup Update Catherine Wicklund, MS, CGC Committee Member
Chair, Education & Training Workgroup
11:25 – 11:45 AM Follow Up and Treatment Workgroup Update Jeffrey P. Brosco, MD, PhD
Committee Member
Chair, Follow up & Treatment Workgroup
11:45 – 12:05 PM Laboratory Standards and Procedures Workgroup Update Kellie Kelm, PhD
Ex-Officio Committee Member, FDA
Chair, Laboratory Standards and Procedures Workgroup
12:05 – 12:50 PM Committee Discussion: Public Health System Impact Assessment – Survey Tools  

Joseph Bocchini, MD
Committee Chair

12:50 – 1:00 PM New Business Joseph Bocchini, MD
Committee Chair
1:00 PM ADJOURN