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  • Pediatric Grand Rounds

    Cost: Free
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    January 24, 2020


    Jennifer Friedman, MD

    Professor of Epidemiology

    Professor of Pediatrics

    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown



    Treatment of Children and Pregnant Women for Schistosomiasis: Using Evidence to Drive Policy Change


    (At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to)


    • Define the ecological, behavioral, and social-demographic risk factors for schistosomiasis
    • Relate mechanisms through which schistosomiasis causes morbidity among pregnant women and children
    • Recognize the shortcomings of current treatment strategies for schistosomiasis among pregnant women and children to consider better options
    • Identify steps in the translational science continuum with a focus on barriers to implementing evidence