In this episode, Dr Helen Caldicott interviews Wladimir Wertelecki, the founder and chairman of the Department of Medical Genetics and Birth Defects Center of the University of South Alabama, in the US.
Prior to his training in Medical Genetics at Harvard University Medical School, he trained in Pediatrics at St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University.
Later, Dr. Wertelecki served as Senior Surgeon, U.S. Public Health Commission Corps at the Epidemiology Branch of the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Wertelecki is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and member of the Academy of Pediatrics, and since 1994, he has served as Secretary-Treasurer of the World Alliance for the Prevention of Birth Defects.
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