Zika: What Family Leaders Working In Public Health Should Know
Leadership in Family and Professional Partnerships
Panel presentation on supportive and preventive measures available for families dealing with a diagnosis of Zika; what family leaders need to know to better serve families faced with the diagnosis; and the latest updates from CDC. Speakers: Dr. Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH, FAAP is the Division Director of the Division of Human Development and Disability at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, part of the Center for Disease Control. Dr. Fernando Ysern, MD, FAAP, is President of the Puerto Rico American Academy of Pediatrics.Ms. Coralaidee Jimenez is a Family Representative for children with special health care needs at the Puerto Rico Department of Health (Representante de Familias Programa Niños con Necesidades Especiales de Salud). She is the mother of an 11-year-old boy with microcephaly, developmental delays, and other conditions.