Sammies finalist considered a pioneer in children’s developmental health
August 31, 2018 10:41 am
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She has been called by colleagues a pioneer in identifying the scope of children’s developmental disabilities including autism. In so doing she not only raised the nation’s consciousness. She also helped direct public resources. Dr. Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp is associate director for children with special health care needs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and she’s a finalist in this years’ Service to America Medals Program.
She spoke with Federal News Radio’s Eric White about what her first-ever work in population based studies of children with multiple developmental disabilities touched off. Hear more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
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