A new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that many parents and guardians who use e-cigarettes are not aware of the dangers they pose to children. (Photo: Michael Dorausch)
Garbutt’s interest in solving the conundrums faced by private-practice pediatricians led her to establish a research network. The Washington University Pediatric and Adolescent Ambulatory Research Consortium (WUPAARC) now boasts 66 pediatricians and five nurse practitioners from 35 practices in the St. Louis area. WUPAARC pediatricians suggest the study questions.