Hear latest developments about the Covid-19 vaccine as it relates to the Down syndrome population. In partnership with The Georgia Down Syndrome Consortium.
Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH, FAAP is currently serving as the Georgia Department of Health, Chief Medical Officer as a CDC assignee. Her permanent position at CDC is the Division Director for the Division of Human Development and Disability (DHDD) at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.
Over the past year, Dr. Peacock has been involved in a number of CDC COVID response activities including serving as a Community Interventions and Critical Populations Taskforce lead, supporting response activities with the Navajo Nation and White Mountain Apache tribes in Arizona, and leading the CDC Vaccine Implementation Unit.
In addition to her public health responsibilities, Dr. Peacock sees patients in developmental clinics – the Good Samaritan Health Center and in the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Neurology Developmental Clinic.
Join us for a screening of the film 6,000 Waiting on World Down Syndrome Day, Sunday March 21st at 8 pm. The film tells the story of three Georgians and their fight to access Now/Comp Waiver funding that would allow them to live life on their own terms. The 30 minute film will be followed by a Q&A session and panel discussion of individuals who have the waiver and those that are still waiting.
6,000 Waiting was created by The Storytelling Project of the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities, in partnership with L’Arche Atlanta.
Hosted by the Georgia Down Syndrome Consortium; RSVP here.