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Promoting Health and Preventing Disease for People with Disabilities: The Unique Role of CDC’s Division of Human Development and Disability

  • Dates: 25 Oct, 2011 – 21 Feb, 2012

A 4-part webinar series co-sponsored by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD).  This webinar series has ended.  For archived recordings of the presentations please visit the links below.            

Archived Materials for Past Webinars:

Episode 1: CDC’s Public Health Approach to Disability

Held Tuesday, October 25, 2011

This first webinar focused on CDC’s public health approach to disability and will provide a brief history of epidemiology. Panelists will discuss the impact of public health surveillance, research, and policy; models of disability in public health; and the use of condition-specific and cross-disability data. Attendees will be engaged in a dialog on best practices in inclusion of disability issues in public health and needs for training in health and public health professions.  

Panelists:

  • Gloria Krahn, PhD, MPH, Director of the Division of Human Development and Disability at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Vince Campbell, PhD, Chief Disability and Health Officer and the liaison from the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities’ Division of Human Development and Disability to the Office of the Associate Director of Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

             

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Episode 2: CDC's Life Course Model for Children and Young Adults with Chronic Conditions
Held Tuesday, November 29, 2011

This webinar will focus on CDC’s Life Course Model and public health approach for rare and complex disabling conditions, such as fragile X syndrome, muscular dystrophy and spina bifida.  Panelists will provide an overview of childhood-onset conditions, discuss current approaches to data collection, and describe how CDC incorporates a life course approach into its work.

Panelists: 

  • Mark Swanson, MD, MPH, Senior Medical Advisor, Division of Human Development and Disability, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention        
  • Julie Bolen, PhD, MPH, Team Lead, Rare Disorders and Health Outcomes Team, Division of Human Development and Disability, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

        
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Episode 3: Differences in Health Status for People with Disabilities    
Held January 24, 2012

 

Panelists:

  • Michael H. Fox, Sc.D., Associate Director of Science, Division of Human Development and Disability, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Beth Courtney Long, MA, MSPH, Health Scientist, Division of Human Development and Disability, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   

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Episode 4: CDC’s Roadmap for Improving the Health of People with Disabilities

Held February 21, 2012
Panelist: Dr. Gloria Krahn, PhD, Director, Division of Human Development and Disability, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC

          

With 54 million Americans living with a disability, and many more at risk for developing or acquiring one in their lifetime, there’s a good chance that your organization can positively impact the health of someone with a disability. This webinar informs audiences of the direction that is needed in disability and public health to improve the health of people with disabilities. Current priorities and planned initiatives for CDC’s Division of Human Development and Disability are discussed.

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