January 25, 2007

AUCD is pleased and excited to announce that Dr. Georgina Peacock will be joining CDC's National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) as the Behavioral Science and Health Education (BSHE) Fellow on February 26, 2007. Dr. Peacock will work primarily with health care professionals in outreach, partnership, and assessment for the "Learn the Signs, Act Early" Campaign.

Dr. Peacock received her Doctor of Medicine and Master in Public Health from University of Kansas. She has spent the past three years working with parents, primary care providers, and child care workers to identify and care for children with autism and other special health care needs in Kansas and at the Centro Ann Sullivan in Lima, Peru. She is also a former LEND trainee who completed her Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship at Developmental Disabilities Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

View more information about AUCD-NCBDDD fellowships or contact Sue Lin, Project Director of the AUCD-NCBDDD Cooperative Agreement.