American Academy of Pediatrics Webinar: The Impact of Zika Virus on Vision and Hearing

Published Date: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Issue: 
No.197
Category: 
Opportunities

The American Academy of Pediatrics is hosting a webinar, Beyond the Basics: The Impact of Zika Virus on Vision and Hearing, on Tuesday, September 5th at 1:00pm ET. This webinar series will explore the other impacts of Congenital Zika Virus Syndrome (CZVS) beyond microcephaly including vision and hearing abnormalities in infants. Evolving research has discovered that these abnormalities can emerge after birth with a wide range of severity. The webinar will also provider CDC guidance for evaluation and treatment of patients with confirmed or possible CZVS, along with long term care strategies.

The webinar will include the following speakers:

  • Margaret Fisher, MD, FAAP (Moderator)
  • Lisa Hunter, PhD
  • Mariana Leal, MD, PhD
  • Lilian Muniz, MD
  • Marcia Tartarella, MD, PhD, FAAP

Register for the webinar here.

Questions beforehand can be submitted to DisasterReady@aap.org or asked live during the Q&A portion of the webinar. 

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