VICNetwork Webinar – Tues., Jan 28th – 2pm ET / 11am PT


Save The Date for the next VICNetwork Webinar

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

11:00 am – 12:00 noon Pacific / 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern

Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, January 28, 2014 (2:00 pm ET/ 11:00 am PT) for the next VICNetwork webinar which will focus on HPV vaccine and the important role that healthcare providers and public health communicators have in improving HPV vaccination rates among adolescents.

Dr. Anne Schuchat and Jill Roark will discuss “the perfect storm” of issues surrounding the HPV vaccine that have led to its underutilization. Communications research with parents and providers will shed light on the opportunities to improve uptake. Practical tips for strongly recommending the vaccine will be discussed, along with resources to help parents accept the recommendation for same-day vaccination.

Additional information and course objectives will be sent next week.



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. Anne Schuchat is the Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, which administers the Vaccines for Children Program and facilitates global disease prevention through accelerated uptake of vaccines and strengthened disease surveillance and response. A member of the Institute of Medicine, Dr. Schuchat is also an Assistant Surgeon General in the US Public Health Service.

RoarkJill 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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