Neurodevelopmental and psychosocial outcomes in pediatric CHD survivors

Presented by: Bradley S. Marino, MD, MPP, MSCE

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Marino PictureBradley S. Marino, MD, MPP, MSCE is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and an attending cardiac intensivist in Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s (CCHMC) Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.  Dr. Marino also serves as the Research Director of Heart Institute Neurodevelopmental Clinic at CCHMC.  Dr. Marino has received a Masters in Public Policy in Health Care Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology at the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania.   Dr. Marino has focused his research efforts on the impact of neurodevelopmental, psychosocial, and physical morbidities on quality of life (QOL), functional status, and behavioral and emotional functioning in the high-risk complex congenital heart disease population.  He is the creator of the Pediatric Cardiac Quality of Life Inventory (PCQLI), a validated disease-specific health-related QOL tool and was awarded several intramural and extramural grants to test the psychometric properties of the PCQLI in the multi-center, multi-national PCQLI Validation Study in the United States and the United Kingdom.  Dr. Marino’s expertise in the field of outcomes research in pediatric cardiology has led to more than 70 peer-reviewed publications, numerous national and international presentations, and invitations to serve on national expert committees including American Heart Association’s Emergency Cardiac Care Pediatric Subcommittee and Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Board of Directors.  Dr. Marino has provided mentorship for many trainees of various professional backgrounds on long-term outcomes in children with cardiac disease.

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Neurodevelopmental outcomes and interventions in ACHD survivors

Presented by: William Wilson, MBBS (Melb), FRACP

Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults, Toronto, Ontario

Wilson, William picCompleted general medicine and cardiology training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia. Have undertaken fellowships in cardiac intervention at Royal Melbourne Hospital 2010-11 and at Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland 2011-2013. Currently chief ACHD fellow at TCCCA (commenced ACHD fellowship November 2012

 

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Psychosocial outcomes and interventions in ACHD Survivors

Presented by:  Adrienne Kovacs, PhD, CPsych

Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults, Toronto, Ontario

Adrienne Kovacs library headshot 2011Dr. Adrienne Kovacs is a Clinical and Health Psychologist with the Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network in Toronto, Canada. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. As a registered psychologist, Dr. Kovacs provides psychological services to adults with congenital heart disease. Her research efforts are focused on the transition from pediatric to adult cardiac care and the psychosocial needs of adults with congenital heart disease.

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Q and A with Neurodevelopmental and Psychosocial Presenters

Presentation featuring:

Stout picKaren Stout, MD
University of Wasingtom, Seattle Washington

 

 

 

Marino PictureBradley S. Marino, MD, MPP, MSCE
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

 

 

 

 

Wilson, William picWill Wilson, MBBS (Melb), FRACP
Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults, Toronto, Ontario

 

 

 

 

Adrienne Kovacs library headshot 2011Adrienne Kovacs, PhD, CPsych
Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults, Toronto, Ontario

 

 

 

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