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Craniofacial Medicine


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Craniofacial, Pediatrics-Inpatient

Academic Title: Professor

Michael L. Cunningham, MD, PhD, is chief of the Division of Craniofacial Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is medical director of Seattle Children’s Craniofaci ... cont.

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Team Member Spotlight

Babette Saltzman, PhD

Epidemiologist and research data analyst

I work with providers on the Craniofacial team to help them turn their scientific hunches into hypotheses that I can test using statistical methodology. Recently, based on clinical observations from a plastic surgeon, we found statistical evidence that “first-born” babies with craniosynostosis were four to eight times more likely to be delivered by emergency C-section – a discovery that may influence decisions about the management of a woman’s labor if the presence of craniosynostosis is known.

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