Welcome to the Friends of NCBDDD!
The Friends of NCBDDD is a coalition of government and private sector participants who work together to enhance the mission and activities of the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) in identifying the causes of birth defects and developmental disabilities; helping children to develop and reach their full potential; and promoting health and well-being among people of all ages with disabilities, including blood disorders.
Congratulations to the New Friends of NCBDDD Executive Committee Members!
Thank you to all of the members that voted in the Friends election this fall and to all the Friends that ran for office! Congratulations to the incoming members of the Executive Committee:
- Member at Large Positions:
Barbara Kornblau, Director of Health and Learning, National Blood Clot Alliance
Angela Blackwell, Research Public Health Analyst, RTI International
Patrick Johnson, Assistant Director, Department of Federal Affairs, American Academy of Pediatrics
- Member and Communication Chair:
Sarah Yates, Program Analyst, Health and Disability/Public Health Law, National Association of County and City Health Officials
No doubt you’ve heard about the new Health Insurance Marketplaces that will launch in all states this fall. But you probably still have questions about how these new Marketplaces will work and what they will mean for people living with disabilities. View the archived Friends webinar, Health Insurance Marketplaces: Preparing to Assist People with Disabilities, to learn more about Health Insurance Marketplaces.