Dr. Thomas Nighswander to deliver talk on diagnosing FASD on April 22

by Kathleen McCoy  |   

Dr. Nighswander has spent most of his career working with and caring for families in Alaska. He has been a member of the clinical staff at the Alaska Native Medical Center since 1977, the facilitator for the Alaska Telehealth Advisory Commission since 1999, and the medical director of the State of Alaska FAS program. He has also spent an extensive amount of time working to better the health of children and families in Malawi, Africa.

Dr. Nighswander is currently the assistant dean for clinical medical education (Alaska) at the University of Washington School of Medicine and a member of the Alaska WWAMI Steering Committee.

In this lecture, Dr. Nighswander will discuss screening and diagnosis of FASDs, issues surrounding FASDs in adults, and progress being made in FASD prevention.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

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