Pamela Turbeville

pamelaPhoto of Pamela Turbeville, a member of EPW-USA Virtual Chapter, speaking at the conference in Cairo on the new product developed by her company which has been adopted as a project by BPW International called  “Smarter Babies Happier Moms" which will detect thyroid deficiency so that mental retardation due to congenital hypothyroidism can be avoided. The system involves a reader, a smartphone with a special app and a test strip. This test for newborn screening is mobile, requires no electricity, costs less than $2 per test and will have a major impact on the health and quality of life for each baby.