Chicago Craniofacial Team Provided Cleft Lip Care Educational Session for UF Health Professions Students, Area Practitioners
The University of Findlay’s College of Health Professions in October partnered with Shriner Hospitals and Marathon Center for the Performing Arts to offer a continuing education opportunity focused on cleft lip care.
Led by Chicago, Illinois doctors and practitioners, the event addressed the use of 3D printing technology in the surgical reconstruction of cleft lip and palates, and the emotional and psychological implications for these patients and their caregivers.
Speakers included Dr. David Morris, M.D., FACS, an attending plastic surgeon at Shriners Hospital for Children in Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago Craniofacial Center; Marisa Foss, a nurse practitioner at Shriners Hospital for Children in Chicago; and Dr. Meredith Albert, a licensed clinical psychologist with a specialty in pediatrics, rehabilitation and trauma at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Chicago and a visiting clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Attending were regional health professions and pharmacy students, along with local healthcare providers and a group of Bowling Green State University students.