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A Panel Discussion

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Vaccination Strategies and Controversies: The Bumpy Road from Program Implementation towards Eradication

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 3:30 - 4:50 pm
Foege Building, Genome Sciences S060
Reception immediately following

A panel discussion moderated by Anna Wald, MD MPH, UW Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine

Featuring presentations by:

  • Richard Adegbola, PhD FRCPath - Barriers to vaccine implementation in poor resource settings
    Senior Program Officer, Infectious Diseases Global Health Program
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Janet Englund, MD - HPV vaccine implementation and uptake in the US
    Professor, Department of Pediatrics
    University of Washington

  • Paul Fine, PhD VMD MSc - Measles eradication: the need to strengthen routine immunization programs
    Professor, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  • Mark Kane, MD - Developing new strategies to bring vaccines to the world's most vulnerable: the experience with Hepatitis B and Hib vaccines
    Consultant, Formerly head of the Children’s Vaccine Program at PATH

  • Edgar Marcuse, MD MPH - Ethical issues associated with balancing individual freedom of choice and protecting the public’s health with respect to vaccination
    Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology
    University of Washington

Sponsored by the UW Department of Epidemiology, UW Department of Global Health, and Washington Vaccine Alliance (WAVA)


Additional Events:

SPECIAL SEMINAR: “Herd Immunity: big ideas evolve….”
Wednesday, May 18th
3:30 to 4:50pm
South Campus Center 316L

 

Updated on May 2, 2011