Title

The Pediatric Origins of Adult Lung Disease- A Developmental View

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

5-30-2012

Comments

Dr. Daniel Schidlow is the Interim Dean and Senior Vice President of Health Affairs at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Schidlow was awarded America's Top Docs of Philadelphia in 2011 (Castle Connolly, Philadelphia Magazine, Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Award in 2010 for Distinguished Teaching Drexel University College of Medicine and in 2009 nominated for the Golden Apple Award Graudating Class of 2012/Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Schidlow's interests include: cystic fibrosis and lung diseases.

Abstract

Overall Goals and Objectives:

1. Recognize the long-term outcome of "pediatric" lung diseases

2. List the risk factors during childhood for pulmonary disease in the adult

3. Identify some molecular genetic mechanisms of hereditary and congenital lung disease

4. Be able to ask adult patients about their pulmonary medical history

5. Incorporate a preventive notion and prognostic viewpoint of chronic lung disease management.

Presentation: 56 minutes.