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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Boston Professor Received APHA Maternal and Child Health Young Professional Award

Dr. Kee Chan, assistant professor and director of Genomics and Decision Sciences Laboratory at Boston University, was awarded the APHA Maternal and Child Health Young Professional Award, presented at the APHA Annual Meeting in November in Boston, MA. Dr. Chan developed the first genetic test for screening for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) and showed that it is cost-effective to implement a population-based screening program for SCID in the U.S. Dr. Chan is a co-chair in the Maternal and Child Health subcommittee for improving pregnancy outcomes and has served on the Genetic Alliance Consumer Task Force on Baby's First Test.