Presenters: Clayton Butcher, M.D., and Timothy J. Fete, M.D., M.P.H.
Duration: 60 minutes
This webinar provides a great overview of the 100+ rare disorders known as ectodermal dysplasias, who they affect and with what frequency. Learn about what defines a condition as an ectodermal dysplasias and which body parts can be affected.
Explore specific information about several of the most common types. You will learn about allergies, respiratory issues, cognitive development, growth and nutrition, immune function, school issues, quality of life and more! In this interactive webinar, you will also have the opportunity to ask questions.
About the Experts
Dr. Clayton Butcher is a physician at the University of Missouri – Columbia and practices both internal medicine and pediatrics. His clinical interests include preventative medicine and inpatient pediatrics. He has served on the NFED’s Scientific Advisory Council since 2015. He likes to use his knowledge in both pediatric and internal medicine to address ongoing challenges faced with individuals with ectodermal dysplasia as they transition from kids to adults.
Dr. Tim Fete retired from the University of Missouri Health Care as the Children’s Miracle Network Distinguished Professor and Chairman in the Department of Child Health. He has many clinical interests including access to health care for all children, child protection, child development and preventive health care. His research interests relate to growth and development in the various types of ectodermal dysplasia. He belongs to numerous professional organizations. He is the recipient of the Saint Louis University Medical School Golden Apple Award and the Saint Louis University Department of Pediatrics Faculty Excellence in Teaching Honor Award. He has served on the NFED’s Scientific Advisory Council since 1993 and serves as the vice chair.
How to Register
You must register by noon Central Standard Time on May 11 to attend. If you live in the United States and register for all eight webinars in the series by February 28, you will receive a swag bag of fun NFED items.
Please Note: This webinar will be recorded. If you cannot attend the webinar live, you must still register for the webinar to be sent a link to the recording after the webinar is over. Recordings will be available for seven days following the day of the webinar.
Disclaimer: This webinar is not intended as a substitute for medical advice. Only a healthcare provider with a full medical history may determine the proper treatment options. Opinions shared do not necessarily reflect those of the NFED. Topics, speakers and date are subject to change.