2020 NBDPN Meeting Content


Presentation slides for the 2020 NBDPN Annual Meeting are available below. Some presentations are only available in a redacted form or are not allowed to be shared, this is indicated below by an (R) where a presentation is redacted or an (NS) where a presentation could not be shared. If you have any questions regarding the Annual Meeting please contact nbdpn@nbdpn.org.

Sunday, March 8, 2020
Training Workshop
 Quality control: from abstraction to database management
Jason Salemi (FL), Russell Kirby (FL), Jean Paul (JP) Tanner (FL), Ashley Dixon (FL), Charlie Shumate (TX) , Cathleen Higgins (MA), Erin Stallings (CDC)

Monday, March 9, 2020
Plenary Session: Welcome and Opening Slides  
 2020 Annual Meeting Welcome(NS)
Building Your State Collaborations with Your MCH Partners: Collaborating for Moms and Babies 
Laura Kavanagh (HRSA)
Jonathan Webb (AMCHP)
Around the Network 
Mahsa Yazdy (MA), Sarah Henry (MN), Nina Forestieri (NC), Dominique Heinke (MA)
Concurrent Breakout Session A 
A1. Community Concern: Investigation and Response Looking at Birth Defects and Environmental Exposures 
Peter Langlois (TX)
Laura Fox (AZ)
A2. Record Linkage: Its Role in Birth Defects Surveillance 
Jean Paul (JP) Tanner (FL)
Jared Parrish (AK)
A3. A Different Look at NTD Prevention 
Lindsey Overman (AR) & Barbara Frohnert (MN)
Concurrent Breakout Session B 
B1. Common Challenges Among Birth Defects Abstractors 
Jodi Snow (IL), Cathleen Higgins (MA) & Julie Johnston (LA)
B2. Data Analysis Methods and Communication: Small Data, Significant Challenges 
Dominque Heinke (MA)
Regina Nuzzo (ASA)
B3. Round Table Program Managers Session 
Mahsa Yazdy (MA) & Elizabeth McCarthy (MO)
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Plenary Session: Godfrey Oakley Awards and Clinical Plenary   Slides    
Godfrey Oakley Award: Lifetime Achievement in Birth Defects 
Disorders of the Head and Skull 
Eirini Nestoridi (MA), Gary Rogers (DC), Kim Keppler-Noreuil (DC), Sarah Obian (FL)
Concurrent Breakout Session C 
C1. Critical Partnerships for Birth Defects Programs 
Kate Taft (AMCHP)
Christina Chambers (OTIS)
Emily Ferrell (KY)
Aimee Roth (NM)
Kali Ottesen (UT)
Lisa Davenport (UT)
C2. Challenges in Identifying Birth Defects in Pregnancies that do not Result in a Live Birth 
Carrie Fall (IA)
Eirini Nestoridi (MA)
Glenda Ramirez (AZ)
Concurrent Breakout Session D 
D1. Infant and Child Mortality 
Dominique Heinke (MA)
Monica Wojcik (MA)
Wendy Nembhard (AR)
D2. Research Updates from the Centers for Birth Defects Research and Prevention (CBDRP), National Birth Defects Prevention Study (NBDPS) 
Jenil Patel (AR), Ronnie Collins (CA), Paul Romitti (IA), Julie Petersen (MA), Meredith Howley (NY), Kristin Moore (MN)
D3. Communications Strategies for Underserved Populations 
Sharon Moffat (MoD)
Vanessa Cardona (OR)
Lorrie Harris-Sagaribay (NC)

 Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Plenary Session: Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies, Inspirational Story, and Closing Slides
Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies 
Callie Howells (PA)
Umair Shah (TX)
Inspirational Story 
Angela Forker (IN)