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Volunteer Spotlight: Megan Becker

Meet Megan Becker, our CMV Community Alliance (CCA) Co-Chair for Virginia!

Volunteer Spotlight: Megan Becker

Meet Megan Becker, our CMV Community Alliance (CCA) Co-Chair for Virginia!

Volunteer Spotlight: Gavin Murray

Meet our CMV Community Alliance Chair for Utah, Gavin Murray. 

Volunteer Spotlight: Haley Childs

Meet Haley Childs, CMV Community Alliance Co-Chair for Michigan. 

Volunteer Spotlight: Kara Russell

Meet Kara Russell, our CMV Community Alliance Co-Chair for New York.

Volunteer Spotlight: Patty Cutshall-Bailey

Meet our Community Alliance Chair from Montana, Patty Cutshall-Bailey. Patty is an Empowering Caregiver Coach offering personalized one-on-one coaching to help caregivers find joy and balance in their hectic lives.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Management and HR Management in 2004, and a master’s degree in management with a concentration in Organizational Psychology and Development in 2007. Currently, she resides in Montana with her husband and four dogs and enjoys traveling to see her children and grandchildren. Aside from writing books and coaching, she enjoys running, camping, hiking, and reading.

CCMV Public Health and Policy Conference Series: CCMV and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Author: Dr. Megan Pesch In October of 2023, researchers, clinicians, and families from around the world gathered in Salt Lake City, Utah for the Congenital CMV Public Health and Policy Conference. It was an exciting three-and-a-half days-- jam-packed with presentations about the latest clinical practices and research findings, as well as congenital CMV families sharing their experiences and lessons learned from their own journeys. This series highlights some of the presenters and their work featured at the conference, to share with our NCMVF community. In this installment, we learn about the relationship between congenital CMV and Autism Spectrum Disorder.  

CCMV Public Health and Policy Conference Series: Pediatric Vestibular Dysfunction

Author: Dr. Megan Pesch In October of 2023, researchers, clinicians and families from around the world gathered in Salt Lake City, Utah for the Congenital CMV Public Health and Policy Conference. It was an exciting three-and-a-half days-- jam packed with presentations about the latest clinical practices and research findings, as well as congenital CMV families sharing their experiences and lessons learned from their own journeys. This series highlights some of the presenters and their work featured at the conference, to share with our NCMVF community. In this installment, Dr. Karen Hendrick and Margot Gray answer questions about pediatric vestibular dysfunction.

CCMV Public Health and Policy Conference Series: Standardized Case Definitions for Congenital CMV

Author: Dr. Megan Pesch In October of 2023, researchers, clinicians and families from around the world gathered in Salt Lake City, Utah for the Congenital CMV Public Health and Policy Conference. It was an exciting three-and-a-half days-- jam packed with presentations about the latest clinical practices and research findings, as well as congenital CMV families sharing their experiences and lessons learned from their own journeys. This series highlights some of the presenters and their work featured at the conference, to share with our NCMVF community. In this installment, we discuss the creation of standard case definitions for congenital CMV.  

Reflecting on Two Years of Progress: A Farewell Message from the Immediate Past President of the National CMV Foundation

Author: Dr. Megan Pesch National CMV Foundation immediate past president, Dr. Megan Pesch, reflects on the last two years of progress at the Foundation. 

CMV Vaccine Workshop Overview

Author: Hannah Hopkins Goldberg National CMV Foundation was proud to be a co-organizer of the recent CMV Vaccine Development Workshop, which took place last month. Learn more about this amazing meeting from National CMV Foundation intern Hannah Hopkins Goldberg.