Adults Need Vaccines Too? Strategies to Increase Immunization Awareness and Vaccination Rates

Originally aired: March 20, 2014

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This webinar described the current context of adult immunization including the CDC recommended schedule, vaccination rates, and burden of disease; provided information on recently updated Standards for Adult Immunization Practice; provided an overview of CDC research on adult immunization communication; and shared best practices, evidence-based strategies, and communication resources to support healthcare and public health professionals in educating and encouraging adults to get vaccinated.

Featured Speakers:

Carolyn Bridges, MD 
Associate Director of Adult Immunizations
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Services (NCIRD)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Aparna Ramakrishnan, MA, MSW
Senior Health Communication Specialist
Northrop Grumman for the Health Communication Science Office at NCIRD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michelle Basket
Lead Health Communication Specialist
NCIRD Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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