Meeting 1: Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation

When: December 18, 2002 - December 20, 2002 (9:00 AM Eastern)

Topics Diseases, Public Health
Activity: Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

The first meeting of the IOM's Committee on Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation was held on December 18-20, 2002 in Washington, DC at The Keck Center of the National Academies (500 5th Street, NW). 

On December 19th, the meeting was open to the public.  Below are links to the agenda and available presentations from the open session. 


Centers for Disease and Prevention Control and Progress Report on Smallpox Immunization Program and ACIP Recommendations
Larry Anderson, M.D.
Senior Advisor for Smallpox
Office of Terrorism Preparedness and Response
Office of the Director, CDC
Ray Strikas, M.D.
Director, Smallpox Preparedness and Response Activity
National Immunization Program, CDC

Safety System Overview
Gina Mootrey, D.O., M.P.H.
Senior Research Officer
Immunization Safety Branch
National Immunization Program, CDC

Clinical Operations/Screening Overview
Lisa Rotz, M.D.
Chief of the Emergency Surveillance and Response Branch of the Bioterrorism Preparedness and 
Response Program
National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC

Training and Education Overview
Linda Quick, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Epidemiologist
National Immunization Program, CDC

Communications Overview
Glen Nowak, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Communication
National Immunization Program, CDC

Smallpox Vaccination in Israel
Yehuda L. Danon, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Tel Aviv University and
Director, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel
(Slides Unavailable)

Department of Defense Smallpox Experience and Update
The Honorable William Winkenwerder, Jr., M.D., M.B.A.
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
Department of Defense
LTC John Grabenstein, R.P.H., Ph.D.
Deputy Director for Military Vaccines at the Army Surgeon General's Office
Department of Defense

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