Speaker Profile

M.D.. Chief Medical Officer, Myriad Women’s Health

Dr. Goldberg is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, maternal-fetal medicine, and medical genetics, and is a founding fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics. He was previously the director of the Reproductive Genetics Unit at the University of California, San Francisco and subsequently co-director of the Prenatal Diagnosis Center at California Pacific Medical Center and partner at San Francisco Perinatal Associates. He has also served as president of the Perinatal Quality Foundation and on the board of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine. Dr. Goldberg has published extensively in the area of prenatal diagnosis and screening and has served on committees that establish national obstetrical care policy.

Expanded Carrier Screening For Serious Inherited Disorders
Carrier screening has been a routine part of prenatal care for over 50 years. Traditionally, screening has been limited to a small number of conditions in selected ethnic groups. This talk will describe advances in technology that now make possible pan-ethnic screening for a large number of serious conditions.