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Seminar – Anna Esbensen, PhD – “Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Down Syndrome”
February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Anna Esbensen, PhD
About the Speaker: Anna Esbensen, PhD, is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She studies the lifespan development of individuals with Down syndrome and provides clinical services to families of children with Down syndrome through the Jane and Richard Thomas Center for Down Syndrome. She also serves as the research director for the Thomas Center. Her research focuses on the physical and mental health of individuals with Down syndrome, and their impact on behavioral and cognitive outcomes. She has received NIH and foundation funding to investigate the aging of adults with Down syndrome, to conduct randomized clinical trials in children with Down syndrome, and most recently to evaluate the appropriateness of cognitive outcome measures in children with Down syndrome.
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The seminar series is funded by the John D. Wiley Conference Center Fund, the Friends of the Waisman Center and Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) grant P50HD105353.