40th Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Conference on Clinical Pediatrics

News Release

 

CONTACT:      Suzanna Cisneros, suzanna.cisneros@ttuhsc.edu

                          (806) 743-7605

 

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) will host the 40th Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Conference on Clinical Pediatrics 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 19 and 7 a.m. to noon Aug. 20 at the International Cultural Center, 601 Indiana Ave.

 

The purpose of this conference is to provide health care professionals with
recent and continuing advances in the field of pediatrics. Input from previous evaluations, faculty expertise and newly released and relevant clinical data are used to determine needs and scope of topics.

 

Top pediatric experts from across the country are scheduled to speak. Presentations and speakers will include:

 

Pediatric Exanthema: When to Worry and How to Fix Them

Ashley Sturgeon, M.D.

 

Vaping: Smoke and Mirrors

Janet F. Williams, M.D.

 

Psoriasis in Children

Michelle Tarbox, M.D.

 

Pearls on the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Food Allergy

Robert Mamlok, M.D.

 

Parental Vaccine Refusal – Reckless or a Right? How Disneyland Changed the Way We Think About Personal Belief Exemptions

Susan H. Wootton, M.D.

 

Misperceptions and Dangers of Consuming Raw Milk

Wootton

 

Current Trends in the Assessment and Management of Vestibular and Hearing Disorders in the Pediatric Population, Part 1 and 2

Steven Zupancic, Au.D., Ph.D.

 

Marijuana Remains a Schedule I Drug

Janet F. Williams, M.D.

 

What Pediatricians and Parents Must Know to Guide Children in Today’s Digital World

Heidi Roman, M.D.

 

An Update on the Zika Virus

Fatma Levent, M.D.

 

Teens and Media: The Current Landscape

Roman

 

Social Media and Cyberbullying: A Collaborative Opportunity Between Pediatricians and Educators

Elizabeth Sledge, M.D.

  

For more information, call Myra Jones at (806) 743-2929 or visit www.ttuhsc.edu/medicine/continuing-medical-education/.

 

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