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This profile was last updated on 12/19/14  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Dr. Ann P. Streissguth Ph.D.

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Board Member

Phone: (202) ***-****  HQ Phone
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
900 17Th Street, NW, Suite 910
Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20006
United States

Company Description: The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) is the leading voice and resource of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) community. Founded in...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Principal Investigator
    Seattle Study
  • Professor
    University of Washington
  • Professor In the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Director of the Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit
    University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Professor In the Department
    Psychiatry..

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • doctoral degree , clinical psychology
    University of Washington
  • master's degree , child development
    University of California at Berkeley
  • Ph.D
  • Ph.D. Winter
  • Ph.D.
  • PhD
  • PhD.
197 Total References
Web References
NOFAS – National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome – Board & Staff
www.nofas.org, 19 Dec 2014 [cached]
Ann Streissguth, Ph.D., University of Washington
Iceberg (FAS, FAE, FASD) - About the Board
www.fasiceberg.org, 7 Feb 2014 [cached]
Sandra Clarren has worked with individuals with FASD... | Heidi Connor is the Webmaster for Iceberg (FASIS)... | Paul Connor is an Acting Assistant Professor at the... | James B. Fox has been the president of Fox Electric Inc... | Charles Huffine has practiced child and adolescent psychiatry... | Tracy Jirikowic has been a pediatric occupational therapist... | Ann Streissguth is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry... | Marceil Ten Eyck is a psychotherapist and counselor in private... | Katy Jo Vasbinder is the office assistant and Webmaster... | Julie Gelo
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Ann P. Streissguth
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Ann Streissguth
Dr. Ann Streissguth is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. She received her master's degree in child development from the University of California at Berkeley, and her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Washington. Ann is a licensed clinical psychologist with a specialty in behavioral teratology. She has worked with patients with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE) and their families and their communities for 30 years, and is one of two founding FASIS members still serving on the board of Iceberg.
Ann currently directs the Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit of the University of Washington Medical School in Seattle, which has investigated many types of prenatal influences on later development in offspring including alcohol, tobacco, cocaine, aspirin, acetaminophen, and rubella virus. Prior to this work Ann studied the impact of poverty, preschool and caretaking experiences on child development. In all, she has published over 160 scientific papers, three books, and a slide-teaching curriculum on Alcohol and Pregnancy. Her most recent books are: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Guide for Families and Communities, Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. and The Challenge of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Overcoming Secondary Disabilities, University of Washington Press.
Ann and her colleagues have been actively involved in research on preventing FAS and FAE. In 1978, she collaborated with Dr. Ruth Little in a 3-year federally funded project to develop methods to intervene in female alcohol abuse during pregnancy and prevent FAS. In 1989, Ann and colleagues developed and evaluated the impact of a model advocacy program ("Birth to 3") for helping high-risk women for three years after an alcohol- or drug-exposed pregnancy. This program is now called the Parent-Child Assistance Program (P-CAP) and under the direction of Dr. Therese Grant, has been funded at four Washington sites by the state legislature since 1997 and replicated at 12 sites in other states and Canada. For the past 18 years, Ann and colleagues have worked with Native American Communities and the Indian Health Service to provide FAS workshops and direct consultations to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
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Since 1974, Ann has been the principal investigator of the Seattle Study on Alcohol and Pregnancy (a longitudinal prospective study of the long-term effects of social drinking during pregnancy) funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). This ongoing study finds long-term neurobehavioral consequences of prenatal alcohol exposure and recently won an NIH Merit Award. In 1992 she began a major research project funded by the Centers for Disease Control on secondary disabilities in patients with FAS and FAE and associated risk and protective factors, which culminated in an international conference in Seattle in 1996. Most recently Ann, Dr. Fred Bookstein and colleagues developed morphometric/neuropsychological methods of detecting adolescents and adults with FAS/FAE from MRI and neuropsychological test performance.
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In 1985, Ann was co-recipient with Dr. Paul Lemoine of France of the International Jellinek Memorial Award for Advancement in the Field of Alcohol Studies.
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In 1992, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence presented the Silver Key Award to Ann for her "outstanding contribution and research on FAS and FAE". In 1997 she was awarded the University of Washington Outstanding Public Service Award; and the KINDER award for outstanding contributions to the well being of children at risk from the University of Texas. In 1998 she received the Rosett Award for her outstanding contributions to FAS research. In 2000 the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse honored her with one of their eight "Women of the Century" Awards. In 2002 the American Psychological Foundation awarded her a Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement for Psychology in the Public Interest. In 2003 the National Organization on FAS presented her their Excellence Award for her dedication and pioneering contributions to the fight against FAS. Most recently, the Neurobehavioral Society, the Teratology Society and the Toxicology Society selected her for the 2003 "Decade of Behavior" Distinguished Lectureship, given in June 2003.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders | NASJE
news.nasje.org, 15 May 2014 [cached]
According to Dr. Ann Streissguth at the University of Washington's Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit, the neurobehavioral effects of alcohol can be observed at levels of exposure that produce no physical abnormalities, due to the fact that it takes a higher dose of a neurobehavioral teratogen to produce physical malformations than it does to cause CNS damage.
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A study conducted by the University of Washington Medical School's Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit looked at secondary disabilities in a sample of 473 individuals with FASD. (Streissguth, A., Barr H., Kogan J. & Brookstein, F. 1996. Understanding the Occurrence of Secondary Disabilities in Clients With Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects FAE.
This programme addresses these questions ...
www.viewtech.co.uk, 4 Nov 2013 [cached]
This programme addresses these questions through the firsthand experiences of Ann Streissguth, director of the University of Washington's Foetal Alcohol and Drug Unit; Kathy Mitchell, vice president of NOFAS; Erica Lara, who works at a residential drug and alcohol treatment facility designed especially for women with young children; and Erica Gitis-Miles, a college student who has FASD.
Ann ...
www.nofas.org, 1 Mar 2002 [cached]
Ann Streissguth
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NOFAS wishes Ann Streissguth a very happy birthday this December 13th, and is thrilled to share the following sentiments and photographs for Ann from her friends and admirers in the FASD community and beyond.
Photo_1 Nantes, France, 1981 Dr. Ann Streissguth and Dr. Paul Lemoine on left and Mme.
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Thank you, Ann, for all that you have done for the FASD field.
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Ann Streissguth and Paul Lemoine receiving the Jellinek Memorial Award
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WARM Birthday Wishes to Ann, Whose creativity and dedication, ACTUALLY changed the world (for the better, of course!).
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Ann introduced me to the world of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and prenatal alcohol exposure when I became her post-doctoral fellow at the University of Washington's Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit. I will be forever grateful to her for this. Her unparalleled drive has moved the field forward and she has been an inspiration to many researchers, clinicians, and families around the world. Her passion is contagious. I have taken this passion into my own career where I specialize in working with people prenatally exposed to alcohol, and their families. Ann, Thank you for your time, energy, and constant support over these years.
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You have truly created a great and enduring legacy, Ann.
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Thank you Ann for sharing your brilliance, your time and dedication, but mostly for sharing your huge heart and smile with all of us that care about FASD.
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Ann Streissguth
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Ann holding her 'Life Achievement in Psychology in the Public Interest' award, which she received August 23, 2002. (With her FADU colleagues)
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I want to wish you a wonderful birthday, Ann, and I also want to thank you for the amazing work you have done over so many years in researching FASD, educating people about it and helping individuals with a diagnosis in the spectrum and their families.
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Dr. Streissguth travelled all the way to Barrow in August 1996 for a week-long FASD conference sponsored by the North Slope Borough Health Department. She provided the keynote opening speech Monday morning. What a dynamic presentation, as the energetic person with twinkling eyes strode back and forth across the stage! She came to Barrow just after the conference during which she and her team had released their study on secondary disabilities faced by persons affected by FASD.
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Ann Streissguth's trip to Barrow was a life-changer for me, as I've continued trying to adapt to FASD issues within the justice system ever since! So THANK YOU Ann!!
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