Pediatric Ethics Conference

January 28, 2020

Pediatric Bioethics Annual Speaker 2020

Laurie Demmer MD, FACMG

Medical Director,  Division of Genetics

Associate Pediatric Residency Program Director

Levine Children's Hospital

Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health

Join us on January 28, 3:30-4:30 for coffee and discussion with Dr. Demmer in Blunt Alumni Center, Suite 204.  Dr. Laurie Demmer, a pediatric geneticist who speaks nationally on emerging ethical conflicts in genetic testing of children.  Register here

Dr. Demmer speaks nationally on emerging ethical conflicts in genetic testing of children. Dr. Laurie Demmer is a clinical geneticist in Charlotte, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals, including Carolina Healthcare System University Medical Center and Carolinas Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Clinical interests:

  • Spina Bifida
  • Abnormal Stature for Age (Too Tall or Too Short)
  • Chromosome Disorders
  • Cleft Palate
  • Developmental Delay
  • Down Syndrome
  • Familial Cancer
  • Fragile X
  • Heart Defect Present at Birth
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Multiple Congential Anomaly Syndromes
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Prader Willi Syndrome
  • Prenatal Exposure to Dangerous Chemicals
  • Williams Syndrome
  • Mental Retardation