The Surprising Implications of Premature Birth for Life Course Health Development

This webinar, part of the LCRN’s series based on the Handbook of Life Course Health Development, features Michael Msall, MD.


Dr. Msall, a Board Certified developmental and behavioral pediatrician, is Professor and Section Chief of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and Professor of Community Health Sciences in The Institute for Molecular Pediatric Sciences at The University of Chicago. He has been an active researcher into the neurodevelopmental assessment of children receiving new technologies since 1982. Dr. Msall’s research has focused on advancing knowledge between developmental processes, genetics, neurobiology, and child disability outcomes. Current research in progress includes themes on (1) the demography of child disability; (2) assessing developmental and functional outcomes among children receiving new biomedical technologies; (3) advances in cerebral palsy; and (4) genetic advances, intellectual disability, and family supports.


Introductory handout

Webinar recording available here – Please note that during the first few minutes of this webinar, there is no visual, so you will see a black screen