Video Series: For Healthcare Providers
Health Topics: Infectious Disease
Children’s National Health System staff members are personally involved in producing world-renowned research. Roberta DeBiasi, MD, Division Chief, Infectious Disease, at Children’s National, explains why the 2016 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting is an ideal setting to inform thousands of pediatricians about the expanding Zika virus epidemic.
Beth Jarosz has been at Children’s National for 26 years and has worked in many different areas of the hospital including the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Cardiology. This past year, she received a Washingtonian Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award which recognize and celebrate local nurses who go above and beyond the call of duty.
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Roberta DeBiasi, MD, Division Chief, Infectious Disease, at Children’s National, explains the repercussions of prolonged Zika virus viremia for a 33-year-old pregnant patient, findings that were published by The New England Journal of Medicine.
Dorothy Bulas, MD, Center for Hospital-Based Specialties commented on research showing the devastating effects of Zika virus, beyond microcephaly.
Research scientists affiliated with Children’s National Health System will moderate sessions, present academic posters , and lead a special symposium about the Zika virus during the 2016 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting, held from April 30 through May 3, 2016 in Baltimore, Md.