March of Dimes Honors NIH Researcher
San Francisco, California — Monday, May 17, 2010
March of Dimes deputy medical director Diane M. Ashton, MD, MPH (left) presents a March of Dimes award to Roberto Romero, MD, chief of the Perinatology Research Branch at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, during the 58th Annual Clinical meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Romero lectured on the link between late preterm birth and infant morbidity and mortality.
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