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Top Honors To Global Peds Faculty and Resident at AAP SOICH

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Tina Slusher, M.D.

Global Pediatrics core faculty, Tina Slusher, received 2012 overall best abstract presentation in international child health at the annual American Academy of Pediatrics Section on International Child Health educational program lats week. Her abstract, "Selectively Filtered Sunlight Phototherapy Is Safe and Efficacious for Treatment of Neonatal Jaundice In Nigeria", concludes that, "With appropriate monitoring, this practical, inexpensive and novel method of using FS-PT offers a safe and efficacious treatment strategy for management of neonatal jaundice in areas of the world where no other treatment is available. Additionally, it promotes mother/child bonding during treatment."

Pediatric Global Health Track participant, Tundun Williams, was awarded 2012 best poster in international child health for her poster: Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Nigerian Children.

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Winning poster on G6PD deficiency in Nigeria by Tundun Williams, M.D. et al.