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  Children's Experts to present at Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting
April 29, 2010

Topics range from study of urban health issues to child health advocacy

Vancouver
— Pediatric experts from Children’s National Medical Center are participating in more than 80 presentations, workshops, and posters at the 2010 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting—one of the largest annual meetings of health experts focused on pediatric research, academics, and clinical practice.

Presenters and topics include:

The Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) are four individual pediatric organizations who co-sponsor the PAS Annual Meeting – the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research, the Academic Pediatric Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Contact: For interviews during the conference, contact Jennifer Leischer in Vancouver (202-657-2039) or Emily Dammeyer/Paula Darte in DC, at 202-476-4500.

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Children’s National Medical Center, located in Washington, DC, is a leader in the development of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury. Children’s has been serving the nation’s children for more than 135 years. Children’s National is consistently ranked among the best pediatric hospitals by U.S.News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group. For more information, visit www.ChildrensNational.org. Children’s Research Institute, the academic arm of Children’s National Medical Center, encompasses the translational, clinical, and community research efforts of the institution. Learn more about Children’s Research Institute at www.ChildrensNational.org/Research.