Guthrie Speaking

Bob Guthrie?s Gift of Gab

By Patricia Guthrie My father talked. Boy, did he talk. About newborn screening. Constantly. Day, night, at the dinner table, the breakfast table, in the wee hours of the morning, over cocktails, in church pews, at school board meetings and to the many unfortunate passengers sitting next to him on overseas flights. Everywhere. Anywhere. The conversation was about how children?s lives could be drastically altered with newborn screening. In the early days, the talk was about one cause of mental retardation, phenylketonuria,.

Read More