Dr. Russell Kirby and colleagues report on neural tube defects

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USF Distinguished University Professor Russell Kirby, PhD, MS, and colleagues published “Updated Estimates of Neural Tube Defect Prevented by Mandatory Folic Acid Fortification — United States, 1995-2011.” The article is in the January issue of the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Russell Kirby, PhD, MS

Russell Kirby, PhD, MS

Dr. Kirby is a professor and the Marrell Endowed Chair in the USF College of Public Health, Department of Community and Family Health. He directs the USF Birth Defects Surveillance Program and advises the Maternal and Child Health Student Organization.  In 2013, graduate students in public health presented him with the Outstanding Professor Award. Last fall he was appointed to a three-year term on the Board of Counselors of the American College of Epidemiology.

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Williams, Jennifer, Cara T. Mai, Joe Mulinare, Jennifer Isenburg, Timothy J. Flood, Mary Ethen, Barbara Frohnert, Russell S. Kirby, “Updated Estimates of Neural Tube Defect Prevented by Mandatory Folic Acid Fortification — United States, 1995-2011”, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 64,1 (January 16, 2015), 1-5.

The article is posted online.

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