8:30 a.m.Welcome and IntroductionsRichard Behrman, M.D., J.D.Chair, Committee on Understanding Premature Birth and Assuring Healthy Outcomes
8:45 a.m.Nurse-Midwife WorkforceKerri Durnell Schuiling, Ph.D., C.N.M, F.A.C.N.M.Professor and Associate Dean for Nursing EducationNorthern Michigan UniversitySenior Staff Researcher, American College of Nurse-Midwives
9:00 a.m.Discussion
9:15 a.m.Career DevelopmentJerome F. Strauss III, M.D., Ph.D.Professor and Director, Center for Research on Reproduction and Women’s HealthUniversity of Pennsylvania Medical Center
9:30 a.m.Diane Magrane, M.D.Associate Vice President, Faculty Development and Leadership ProgramsAssociation of American Medical Colleges
9:45 a.m.Discussion
10:15 a.m.BREAK
10:30 a.m.Funding of Research on Premature BirthJohn V. Ilekis, Ph.D.Health Scientist Administrator, Pregnancy and Perinatology BranchCenter for Developmental Biology and Perinatal MedicineNational Institutes of HealthNational Institute of Child Health and Development
10:50 a.m.William Callaghan, M.D., M.P.H.Senior Scientist, Maternal and Infant Health BranchDivision of Reproductive HealthNational Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health PromotionCenters for Disease Control and Prevention
11:05 a.m.Enriqueta C. Bond, Ph.D.PresidentBurroughs Wellcome Fund
11:20 a.m.Nancy Green, M.D.Medical DirectorMarch of Dimes
11:35 a.m.Discussion
1:00 p.m.Ethical and Liability Issues in Reproductive ResearchRobert M. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical CareUniversity of Pennsylvania School of MedicineThe Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
1:10 p.m.Robert Goldenberg, M.D.Professor of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
1:20 p.m.John M. Gibbons, Jr., M.D.Professor of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicinePast President, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist
1:30 p.m.Discussion
2:00 p.m.Training Required for Future Reproductive ResearchSudhansu K. Dey, Ph.D.Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Departments of Cell and Developmental Biology and PharmacologyVanderbilt University
2:15 p.m.Jeff Reese, M.D.Associate Professor, Department of PediatricsVanderbilt University
2:30 p.m.Discussion
3:00 p.m.Theodore M. Danoff, M.D., Ph.DDirector, Discovery MedicineHypertension, PTL, Renal and Thrombosis Disease Area Glaxo Smith Kline
3:15 p.m.Discussion
3:35 p.m.BREAK
3:50 p.m.Robert Goldenberg, M.D.Professor, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
Jerome F. Strauss III, M.D., Ph.D.Professor and Director, Center for Research on Reproduction and Women’s HealthUniversity of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Linda J. Heffner, M.D., Ph.D.Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyBoston University Medical Center
David Eschenbach, M.D.Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Washington
Garland D. Anderson, M.D.Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Texas Medical Branch
Katherine E. Hartmann, M.D., Ph.D.Director, Center for Women’s Health ResearchUniversity of North Carolina
4:45 p.m.Discussion
5:30 p.m.Adjourn

From: A, Data Sources and Methods

Cover of Preterm Birth
Preterm Birth: Causes, Consequences, and Prevention.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Understanding Premature Birth and Assuring Healthy Outcomes; Behrman RE, Butler AS, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2007.
Copyright © 2007, National Academy of Sciences.

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