Personal profile

researchinterests

My areas of interest are: 1. Developing decision-making processes regarding public health genetic screening policy, including cost analysis, ethics, law and clinical utility; 2. Mentoring and advising doctoral candidates as they define specific public health problems, prepare their thesis proposals and complete their thesis projects; 3. Doctor of Public Health Program Advisor

certificationandlicenses

1978Registered Microbiologist, [M(ASCP)001278] issued by American Society of Clinical Pathologists, USA. Certification as a Clinical Microbiologist by ASCP, covering aspects of diagnostic clinical microbiology such as: bacteriology, virology, serology, mycology, parasitology and related fields. This certification required successful completion of a standardized examination.

certificationandlicenses

1978Registered Microbiologist, [M(ASCP)001278] issued by American Society of Clinical Pathologists, USA. Certification as a Clinical Microbiologist by ASCP, covering aspects of diagnostic clinical microbiology such as: bacteriology, virology, serology, mycology, parasitology and related fields. This certification required successful completion of a standardized examination.

researchinterests

My areas of interest are: 1. Developing decision-making processes regarding public health genetic screening policy, including cost analysis, ethics, law and clinical utility; 2. Mentoring and advising doctoral candidates as they define specific public health problems, prepare their thesis proposals and complete their thesis projects; 3. Doctor of Public Health Program Advisor

Education / Academic qualification

University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health

External positions

Clinical Assistant Professor , Doctor of Public Health Program Advisor, University of Illinois at Chicago - School of Public Health

Aug 2011 → …

Senior Public Services Administrator, Chief of Operations, Newborn Screening Laboratory (retired 12/31/2012), Illinois Department of Public Health

Jan 1994Dec 2012

Keywords

  • Policy
  • Public Health
  • Population Genetics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Epidemiology

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Public Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Newborn Infant Medicine & Life Sciences
Genetic Testing Medicine & Life Sciences
Genetic Databases Medicine & Life Sciences
Public Health Practice Medicine & Life Sciences
Public Health Schools Medicine & Life Sciences
Public Opinion Medicine & Life Sciences
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2011 2016

  • 41 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 7 Article
  • 1 Chapter

Biobank participant support of newborn screening for disorders with variable treatment and intervention options

Bunnell, M. E., Tarini, B. A., Petros, M., Goldenberg, A. J., Arjunan, A. & Wicklund, C. Sep 1 2016 In : Journal of Community Genetics. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Newborn Infant
1 Citations

Public health practice of population-based birth defects surveillance programs in the United States

Mai, C. T., Kirby, R. S., Correa, A., Rosenberg, D., Petros, M. & Fagen, M. C. Apr 13 2016 In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 22, 3, p. E1-E8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health Practice
Population Surveillance
Postal Service
Puerto Rico
Infant Mortality

Assessing the practices of population-based birth defects surveillance programs using the CDC strategic framework, 2012

Mai, C. T., Correa, A., Kirby, R. S., Rosenberg, D., Petros, M. & Fagen, M. C. Nov 1 2015 In : Public Health Reports. 130, 6, p. 722-730 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Public Health
Health Information Exchange
Public Health Surveillance
Epidemiologic Studies
Public Health Schools
Public Health
Students
Public Health Practice
Workplace

Storage and use of Newborn Screening Blood Specimens for Research: Assessing Public Opinion in Illinois

Hart, A., Petros, M., Charrow, J., Nash, C. & Wicklund, C. Nov 20 2014 In : Journal of Genetic Counseling. 24, 3, p. 482-490 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Opinion
Newborn Infant
Genetic Privacy
Dissent and Disputes
United States Public Health Service

Prizes

Public Health Research Practice Award

Michael P. Petros (Recipient), Apr 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)