Meeting Program 2015

46th Annual Meeting

September 18-20, 2015 
Inverness Hotel and Conference Center
Englewood, Colorado

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Welcome – PRS President Pamela Kling, MD

Mead Johnson Nutrition Speaker

Frances Northington, MD – A MFM and Neonatal Neuroscience Collaborative: A Natural Pairing to Advance the Prevention and Treatment of Neurologic Problems in the Newborn.

Abbott Nutrition Speaker

Benjamin Wilfond, MD – Research on Medical Practices: Rich – Consent and Relationship

March of Dimes Speaker

Anthony P. Auger, PhD – Epigenetic Programming of the Juvenile Social Brain: Is Biological Sex a Contributing Factor for Mental Health Risk?

University of Wisconsin/Meriter Member Speaker

Rebecca Simmons, MD – Developmental Programming of Adult Disease

Liley Lectureship and Award Winner

John A. Wildness, MD – Multi-Density Red Blood Cell Labeling with Biotin: A Pretty Cool-Safe-Versatile Method for Measuring Red Cell Volume


Murray Brilliant, MD – Precision Medicine Research and Implementation

Johns Hopkins University Member Speaker

Laura Brown, MD – Brain vs Brawn: Insights into Fetal Skeletal Muscle Growth Restriction

Ohio State University/Nationwide Children’s Hospital Member Speaker

Jeff Reese, MD – Real-time In Vivo Detection of Biochemical changes in the Cervix During Pregnancy Using Raman Spectroscopy: A Novel Tool for Prediction of PTB

PSANZ-PRS Mont Liggins Early Career Investigator

Elisha Josev – Cerebellar-Cortical Connectivity in the Extremely Preterm Brain and its Contribution to Working Memory

Abbott Nutritional Early Career Speakers

Nicole G. Barra, PhD – Nicotine Use During Pregnancy: Predisposing Infants to Metabolic Diseases

Michelle L.. Baack, MD – The Short and Long-Term Consequences of Maternal Diabetes and High-Fat Diet on the Developing Heart

Mead Johnson Nutrition Early Career Speakers

Aleksandar Stanic, MD, PhD – The Role of Innate Lymphoid Cells in Normal and Preeclamptic Pregnancy

David McCulley, PhD – A Genetic Model of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Leadership 2015

President – Pamela Kling, MD

Secretary-Treasurer – Paul Rozance, MD

Memories from 2015 Meeting – Inverness Hotel, Englewood, CO