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Duke Health Forum: Beyond the Science of Vaccines - Partnership for Health

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Monday, August 18, 2014
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4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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Dr. Bruce Gellin, Director of National Vaccine Program Office & Deputy Assistant Secretary, US HHS

The Forum brings together federal, state, R&D, and private sector perspectives about the many facets of vaccines and immunization policy. The dialogue would address how entities involved in the important work of vaccines collaborate to effectively implement the national vaccine plan. The discussion would integrate financing, research, policy planning and implementation, manufacturing and distribution, health IT, public hesitation and exemption, safety and efficacy at the population level, etc. - - - - - Speakers/Panelists: ** Dr. Bruce Gellin, Director, National Vaccine Program Office & Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Dept. of Health and Human Services. -- ** Dr. Jewel Mullen, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Public Health & President-Elect, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. -- ** Dr. Mark Feinberg, Vice President & Chief Public Health and Science Officer, Merck & Co. -- ** Dr. Patrick O'Carroll, Assistant Surgeon General & Regional Health Administrator of Region X, US HHS. - - - - - The event is presented by Policy and Organizational Management Program, co-sponsored by Duke Human Vaccine Institute & Duke Center for International Studies. Free and open to the public; registration is required. Light refreshments will be provided. Please visit http://jhfc.duke.edu/pomp/vaccineforum

Contact: POMP