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Susan J. Astley, Ph.D.

Professor of Epidemiology and Pediatrics
Research Affiliate, Center on Human Development and Disability
astley@uw.edu
206-598-0555
University of Washington
Box 357920
Seattle, WA 98195-7920

Dr. Astley

Dr. Astley received her B.S. in Biology, her M.S. in Radiology and Physiology, and her Ph.D. in Epidemiology. She is a member of the American Association of Public Health and the Research Society on Alcoholism and is a Research Affiliate at the Center on Human Development and Disability at the University of Washington. Dr. Astley is the Director of the WA State Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Diagnostic and Prevention Network (FAS DPN). The mission of the FAS DPN is prevention of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) through screening, diagnosis, intervention, education, public health policy, and research. Core to this mission has been the establishment of the world’s largest, most comprehensive clinical/research database on over 2,700 patients diagnosed with FASD over the past 21 years.

Dr. Astley has conducted laboratory, clinical, and public health research in the field of FASD since 1981. Current work has been in the development and implementation of FASD diagnostic, screening, surveillance, and prevention tools and programs, including the development of the FASD 4-Digit Diagnostic Code and FAS Facial Photographic Analysis Software; establishment of the WA State FAS Diagnostic and Prevention Network of clinics and Foster Care FAS Screening Program, and establishment of the FASD diagnostic training program and Online Course.


Dr. Astley's FAS Diagnostic and Prevention Network


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