Presented by Marti Perhach, BS
Measurable Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to…
1. Recall the three distinct time periods in which GBS can infect babies
2. Discuss whether or not the term should include infections in babies born live, but likely infected prior to the mothers’ water breaking or labor starting
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Marti Perhach, BS
Marti Perhach cofounded Group B Strep International (GBSI) in 2006. Previously she had served as President for GBSI's sister organization, The Jesse Cause, since 1999. GBSI was cofounded to expand the scope and audience of the GBS awareness campaign. She also serves as GBSI’s CEO. Her background is Business Administration with a major in Hotel & Restaurant Management and a minor in Marketing from Cal Poly Pomona. Marti enjoys organizing conference exhibits to share information on how to help protect babies from group B strep disease. Marti's daughter, Rose, was stillborn in 1998 due to POGBSD.