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2022 Global Down Syndrome Foundation Research & Medical Care Roundtable at DSDN

Research & Medical Care Roundtable

What Rockin’ Moms Need to Know!

Friday, September 16, 2022  –  1:00-3:00 PM
DSDN Rockin’ Mom Retreat, Gaylord Resort, Washington, DC

Co-Organized with DSDN, the GLOBAL Roundtable is a free benefit and features internationally renowned scientists and medical professionals. Important topics include updates on:

  • New Pediatric Care Guidelines
  • Potty Time
  • Research Discoveries
  • Down Syndrome Research Funding

Lina Patel, PsyD

Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine; Director of the Down Syndrome Behavioral Health Collaborative at Children’s Hospital Colorado

Potty Time: Lose the Diapers Not Your Patience

Dr. Lina Patel

Joaquín Espinosa, PhD

Executive Director, Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome; Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine

Research Discoveries to Elongate Lifespan and Improve Health Outcomes in Down Syndrome

Joaquin Espinosa Headshot- 300 x 300

Melissa Parisi, MD, PhD

Chief of the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Branch at the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)

NIH Down Syndrome Research Funding – INCLUDE Update & Community Participation

Melissa Parisi

Nicole Baumer, MD, MEd

Director, Down Syndrome Program; Assistant, Department of Neurology and Developmental Medicine Center. Instructor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Important Updates to the NEW 2022 AAP Health Guidelines for Children with Down Syndrome

Nicole Baumer

Michelle Sie Whitten, MA

Co-Founder, President & CEO, Global Down Syndrome Foundation

GLOBAL Update & Moderator

Michelle Whitten

Jen Jacob

Executive Director, Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network

Welcome Remarks

jen jacob

Bryn Gelaro, LSW

Research & Medical Care Senior Director, Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Welcome Remarks

Bryn Gelaro