Posted at 7:41 AM, September 17, 2015

Meets Annually


Monday, September 21, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM


New Location
New England Newborn Screening Program
305 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130


  1. Welcome and Introductions: Karen McAlmon, M.D., Chair Massachusetts Newborn Screening Advisory Committee
  2. Goals and Expectations of the Newborn Screening Advisory Committee: Karen McAlmon
  3. Review and Approval of March 5, 2015 Meeting Minutes
  4. Massachusetts Public Meeting Law and Review of Legal Status of Previous Committee Actions: James Ballin, Deputy General Counsel
  5. Update on the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children and National Matrix for Newborn Screening: Anne Comeau, Ph.D., New England Newborn Screening Program
  6. Clinical Overview of Recently Considered Disorders: Kathryn Swoboda, M.D., Director of Neurogenetics, Massachusetts General Hospital
  7. Newborn Screening Retreat Date

Note:  Parking is free at this location and it is a short walk up the hill from the Orange Line train station at Forest Hills.  Please proceed to the security lobby where you will provide picture identification such as a driver's license/other identification card and someone will assist you in reaching the meeting room. 

Contact Information

Janet Farrell, Director
Bureau of Family Health and Nutrition
250 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108
phone: 1-800-882-1435 or 617-624-5959
fax: 617-994-9822
TTY: 617-624-5992

This information is provided by the Division for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs within the Department of Public Health.