|7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
|8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
||Opening Remarks |
- Michele Kiely, Dr.P.H. Office of the Surgeon General and Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
- Duane Alexander, M.D. Director, NICHD
- Rear Admiral Steven K. Galson, M.D., M.P.H.
Acting Surgeon General
|8:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
|8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
||Review of Legislation|
Duane Alexander, M.D. - Moderator
- Senator Christopher J. Dodd (D-CT) (by video)
- Jennifer L. Howse, Ph.D.
President, March of Dimes Foundation
|8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
||Overview of Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report|
- Richard E. Behrman, M.D.
Chair, Committee on Understanding Premature Birth and Assuring Healthy Outcomes, IOM
|8:45 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.
||State of the Science and Public Health Impacts|
Moderator: Roberto Romero, M.D., Chief, Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD
Increase awareness of preterm birth as a serious, common and costly public health problem in the United States and Review the findings and challenges for predicting, preventing, and managing preterm birth
Epidemiology of Preterm Birth
Michelle A. Williams, Sc.D.
University of Washington, Seattle
Implications of Preterm Birth
Nigel Paneth, M.D., M.P.H.
Michigan State University
Prediction of Preterm Birth
Robert L. Goldenberg, M.D.
Drexel University College of Medicine
Prevention of Preterm Birth
Margaret Harper, M.D.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Management of Preterm Labor
Vincenzo Berghella, M.D.
Thomas Jefferson University
Cost of Preterm Birth
Scott D. Grosse, Ph.D.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Benjamin S. Wilfond, M.D.
Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics
|10:25 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
|10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
||Presentations from Work Group Chairs and Overview of Workgroup Purpose and Goals|
Moderator: Wanda Jones, Dr.P.H., Director, Office of Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
|10:45 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.
||Biomedical Research (PDF - 77.66 KB)|
Lead by: George R. Saade, M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and Cathy Y. Spong, M.D., NICHD
|10:55 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
||Epidemiological Research (PDF - 48.34 KB)|
Lead by: Michael S. Kramer, M.D., McGill University Faculty of Medicine, and CAPT Eve Lackritz, M.D., CDC
|11:05 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
||Psychosocial and Behavioral Considerations (PDF - 60.41 KB)|
Lead by: Dawn Misra, Ph.D., School of Public Health, University of Michigan, and Lynne Messer, Ph.D., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
|11:15 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
||Professional Education and Training (PDF - 274.67 KB)|
Lead by: Hal C. Lawrence III, M.D., American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and Carolyn Aoyama, C.N.M., Indian Health Service
|11:25a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
||Public Communications and Outreach (PDF - 107.13 KB)|
Lead by: Nelson Adams, M.D., National Medical Association, and George Strait, National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities
|11:35 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
||Quality of Care & Health Services (PDF - 69.14 KB)|
Lead by: Susan Allan, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., Oregon Department of Human Services, and Denise Dougherty, Ph.D., Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
|11:45 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
||Group Charge – RADM Steven Galson, M.D., M.P.H.|
|11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
|12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
|4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
|5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
||Surgeon General’s Reception|
|6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
||Workgroup Leadership Reconvenes and Cross-Cutting Issues|