Congratulations to Julie Luedtke!

October 29, 2014

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Julie Luedtke received the Judi Tuerck Newborn Screening Follow-Up and Education Award on October 29, 2014 at the Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium.

The Judi Tuerck Newborn Screening Follow-Up and Education Award is given “to honor a person working in newborn screening worldwide and judged by the Award Selection Committee to have made significant and outstanding contributions in one or more of the following areas: enhancing the caliber of the newborn screening system; improving follow-up and education; creative development or enhancement of short term follow-up strategies that significantly reduce days to diagnosis and treatment of affected infants; develop or enhance long term follow-up strategies; establishing new and novel approaches or methods for managing the integration of new technologies and the concerns impacting newborn screening while incorporating these approaches or methods into best practices or guidelines for follow-up and education; or providing innovative newborn screening follow-up training/education for best practices; or improving the ability of follow-up and education practices to ensure timely detection, reporting, intervention, and treatment for newborns detected with disorders/conditions. The contributions of the proposed recipient must have had a direct impact on improving the quality of follow-up and education for the newborn screening system. The award will be for work contributed prior to the Symposium or for lifetime achievements.” Please click here for more details on the award.