Tweens, Teens and Vaccines: Can’t Live With Them; Can’t Live Without Them?

Originally aired: August 28, 2012

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This Webinar featured data and information about the vaccination status of our nation’s teens and tweens and discuss upcoming campaigns to promote vaccination of this sometimes hard to reach population and their parents.

Featured Speakers:

Anne Schuchat, M.D.
Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Rear Admiral, US Public Health Service

Jill B. Roark, MPH
Project Manager, Carter Consulting Inc
Health Communication Science Office
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Tweens, Teens and Vaccines: Can’t Live With Them; Can’t Live Without Them?

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Tweens, Teens and Vaccines: Can’t Live With Them; Can’t Live Without Them?

Join us for the next VICNetwork Webinar:
Tweens, Teens and Vaccines: Can’t Live With Them; Can’t Live Without Them?
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
11:00 am – 12:00 noon Pacific / 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
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Tweens, Teens and Vaccines: Can’t Live With Them; Can’t Live Without Them? will feature two great presenters from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who will provide data and information about the vaccination status of our nation’s teens and tweens and discuss upcoming campaigns to promote vaccination of this sometimes hard to reach population and their parents.

Objectives:

  • Provide an overview of adolescent immunization rates, reviewing progress with Tdap and MCV4 coverage, as well as continuing challenges with the HPV vaccine coverage rates 
  • Identify strategies for developing and coordinating HPV vaccination communication messages designed for parents of adolescents and for providers
  • Provide an overview of CDC’s Vaccines for Preteens and Teens communication campaign plans

Anne Schuchat, M.D.

Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rear Admiral, US Public Health Service

Dr. Schuchat has made significant contributions to infectious disease prevention through research, surveillance, and policy, developing guidelines and disease monitoring systems, conducting pre- and post-licensure vaccine evaluations, and collaborating with partners to accelerate the availability of vaccines and prevention programs. She has worked in West Africa on meningitis and pneumonia vaccine studies, in South Africa on surveillance and prevention projects, in China on SARS emergency response, and as CDC’s Chief Health Officer during the H1N1 pandemic response.Since December 2005, Dr. Schuchat has served as the Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, which implements the nation’s Vaccines for Children Program and houses the CDC’s influenza and other respiratory infectious disease programs. Dr. Schuchat also serves on the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) Board representing technical and health research institutes.


Jill B. Roark, MPH

Project Manager, Carter Consulting Inc

Health Communication Science Office

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drawing on 16 years of experience in the fields of communication, marketing, public health, management consulting, leadership and program advancement, Jill currently works on CDC’s Vaccines for Preteens and Teens communication campaign. Jill received her Masters of Public Health and Bachelors of Science from the University of Florida.

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