NOFAS Joins CDC, ACOG, and University of Alaska at International FASD Conference

NOFAS joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the University of Alaska at the 8th International Conference on FASD Research, Results and Relevance: “Integrating Research, Policy and Promising Practice Around the World.”

Together, they discussed how to educate healthcare providers about FASD, in their 90 minute session: “Increasing Healthcare Providers’ Knowledge in the Prevention of Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies and Identification and Care of Individuals with FASD: Development and Promotion of a Website and Online Training Courses,” which was well attended and well received. The conference was held from March 6-9, 2019 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. 

You can learn more about the CDC’s FASD online training here: https://nccd.cdc.gov/FASD 

Pictured (left to right): Alexandra Edwards (University of Alaska), Tonya McFadden (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists), Catherine Hutsell (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Kathy Mitchell (NOFAS)

Pictured (left to right): Alexandra Edwards (University of Alaska), Tonya McFadden (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists), Catherine Hutsell (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Kathy Mitchell (NOFAS)