Monday, 15 May 2017 12:54

Congressional Briefing: Vaccines, Healthcare's First Line of Defense

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The ASM is holding a Congressional Briefing on May 16, 2017 at 9:00 am.

Introduction

Stefano Bertuzzi, Ph.D., CEO, American Society for Microbiology
Ronald M. Atlas, Ph.D., Chair, Public and Scientific Affairs Board

Speakers

Childhood Immunization – Vital to Public Health
Nancy Messonnier, M.D.
Director for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccines and Vaccination:  Efforts to Maximize a Global Good
Bruce G. Gellin, M.D., M.P.H.
President, Global Immunization
Sabin Vaccine Institute

How to Make a Safe and Effective Vaccine: The Rotavirus Story
Paul A. Offit, M.D.
Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology
Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Division of Infectious Diseases
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Q&A

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