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Agenda RESPECTing Pregnancy Conference 2022

Saturday, November 12, 2022

7 a.m.

Registration, Breakfast & View Exhibits


7:50 a.m.

Welcome & Educational Overview

Sean Daneshmand, MD

Scripps Clinic


8 a.m.

Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy

Christina Adams, MD

Arij Faksh, DO

Poulina Uddin, MD

Scripps Clinic

8:45 a.m.

Q&A Session


9 a.m.

Obstetrical Emergencies

David Lagrew, MD

Hoag Hospital

9:45 a.m.

Q&A Session


10 a.m.

Break & View Exhibits


10:30 a.m.

Maternal Mental Health

Allison Reminick, MD

University of California, San Diego

Sheila Kubota, LCSW

Miracle Babies

11:15 a.m.

Q&A Session


11:30 a.m.

Diabetes in Pregnancy

Maritza Carrillo, MD

Scripps Clinic

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD

Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute

12:15 p.m.

Q&A Session


12:30 p.m.



1:30 p.m.

Critical Care in Pregnancy

Torre Halscott, MD, MS

Johns Hopkins University

2:15 p.m.

Q&A Session


2:30 p.m.

Fetal and Anatomic Survey: Live Demonstration

Mishella Perez, BS, RDMS, RDCS, FAIUM

Scripps Health

3:15 p.m.

Q&A Session


3:30 p.m.

Break & View Exhibits


3:45 p.m.

Prenatal Genetics: What’s New?

Kyra Firestone, MS, LCGC

Alex Yrugai, MS, LCGC

Scripps Health


4:15 p.m.

Q&A Session


4:30 p.m.

The Obstetrical Challenge of Preterm Birth Prevention: Historical Perspective and Future Opportunities

Jordan Perlow, MD

University of Arizona College of Medicine


5:15 p.m.

Q& A Session


5:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Sean Daneshmand, MD

5:45 p.m.


Topics, times, and speakers are subject to change