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Down Syndrome Center of Western Pennsylvania Podcast

Jan 21, 2021

Dr. Nicole Baumer joined the podcast again today, this time to discuss a type of seizure called infantile spams that are seen more commonly in people with Down syndrome.

For more information and helpful videos, see:

Epilepsy Foundation


Jan 14, 2021

Dr. Andrew Nowalk from Pediatric Infectious Diseases joined the podcast today for an update on COVID-19 infections in Down syndrome.  We discussed the COVID-19 vaccine in general and also specifically in people with Down syndrome.

Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group (DSMIG) Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination


Jan 4, 2021

Dr. Kristen Ehrenberger, MD, PhD joins us on the podcast today to discuss the medical history of Down syndrome.  Dr. Ehrenberger is dually boarded in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and she also has a degree in Medical History.  


Dec 21, 2020

Listen in as Rob Wrubel shares personal and professional advice on financial planning on today's podcast.  You can find more information and resources from Rob at his website at http://robwrubel.com.  


Dec 10, 2020

The Down Syndrome Association of Pittsburgh hosted a virtual town hall to discuss questions related to COVID and Down Syndrome.  Dr. Vellody, Dr. Nowalk, and Dr. Freeman were all present to answer questions live.