Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Mark Your Calendar: Pediatric Grand Rounds

As part of this year's Pediatric Grand Rounds, Dr. Samar Bhowmick, professor of pediatrics at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and a pediatric endocrinologist with USA Physicians Group, will present "Fetal and Neonatal Thyroid Transition: Congenital Hyper and Hypothyroidism."

The event will take place Sept. 18, 2015, from 8 to 9 a.m. in the Atlantis Room in the CWEB-2 building behind USA Children’s and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Bhowmick will review and summarize current knowledge on fetal and neonatal thyroid function, discuss the critical role of thyroid hormones for prenatal and postnatal development, discuss the diagnosis and management of neonatal thyroid disorder and emphasize medical urgency on diagnosing congenital hypothyroidism. The event is open to faculty, staff and students at USA.

For additional information, contact Katie Catlin at kncatlin@heatlh.southalabama.edu.

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