Meeting Archive:
Beyond the Basics: The Impact of Zika Virus on Vision and Hearing

Meeting Description:
This webinar is the next in the AAP Webinar Series on Zika Virus Syndrome titled, "Beyond the Basics: The Impact of Zika Virus on Vision and Hearing".
Babies born with Congenital Zika Virus Syndrome (CZVS) can have other findings beyond microcephaly. During this webinar, participants will learn more about the vision and hearing findings seen in infants with CZVS, new research in this area, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance for evaluation and treatment, and about long term care strategies. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the vision and hearing findings seen in infants born with CZVS.
  • Undersand the landscape of research in the area of Zika virus' impact on vision and hearing.
  • Know what guidance for evaluation, treatment, and long-term care a pediatrician can use when seeing a patient with possible or confirmed CZVS.
Submit questions ahead of time to or live during the Q&A portion of the webinar.
Date: Tue, Sep 5, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM CDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): American Academy of Pediatrics
 Presenter Information
Meg Fisher, MD, FAAP (Moderator)

Dr Fisher is an infectious disease pediatrician and Medical Director, The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center and Professor of Pediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr Fisher received her medical degree from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine. She completed her Pediatric Residency and Fellowship Training in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia. She is a member of the AAP Disaster Preparedness Advisory Council, a former member of the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases, and involved in many of the AAP international efforts.

Lisa Hunter, PhD
Dr Hunter is the Scientific Director for Audiology in the Communication Sciences Research Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and Professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Cincinnati.  She received her Master’s degree in Audiology and completed clinical fellowship training at the University of Cincinnati and her PhD in Hearing Science from the University of Minnesota. She has authored over 100 published articles, chapters and books in pediatric audiology.  She serves as chair of the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) and is a member of the Newborn Screening Advisory subcommittee at the Ohio Department of Health.

Mariana Leal, MD, PhD
Dr Leal is Otolaryngologist and Professor of the Department of Surgery at the Federal University of Pernambuco and Chief of Otolaryngology Service at Agamenon Magalhães Hospital, in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. Dr Leal received her medical degree from University of Pernambuco and completed her otolaryngology residency and fellowship in otology and neurology at Purpan Hospital, University of Toulouse, France.

Lilian Muniz, MD
Dr Muniz is aProfessor of Audiology at the Federal University of Pernambuco in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. She has a master’s degree in Speech Therapy from the Catholic University of São Paulo and a PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the Federal University of Pernambuco.

Marcia Tartarella, MD, PhD, FAAP
Dr Tartarella is a pediatric ophthalmologist at the Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil. She is the president of the Latin American Pediatric Ophthalmology Society. Dr Tartarella received her medical and doctorate degrees from the Department of Ophthalmology at the Paulista School of Medicine, Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil and has completed fellowships in pediatric ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami and the University of Colorado at Denver.