Meeting 2: Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation

When: February 13, 2003 - February 14, 2003 (9:00 AM Eastern)

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

The second meeting of the IOM's Committee on Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation was held on February 13-14, 2003 in Washington, DC at the National Academy of Sciences Building (2100 C Street, NW).  On February 13th, the meeting was open to the public. 


Overall Program Progress
Joe Henderson
Associate Director
Office of Terrorism Preparedness and Response, CDC

Update from State Programs
Eddy Bresnitz, M.D., M.S.
State Epidemiologist/Assistant Commissioner
Smallpox Vaccination Program Coordinator
State of New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
Kathleen Toomey, M.D., M.P.H.
Division of Public Health
Georgia Department of Human Services

The Department of Defense Experience
COL John Grabenstein, R.Ph., Ph.D.
Deputy Director for Military Vaccines at the Army Surgeon General's Office
Department of Defense

Discussion of the Pre-Event Vaccination System
Vicky Kipreos, PMP
Lead IT Specialist
Information Resource Management Office, CDC

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

ACIP Working Group on Smallpox Vaccine Adverse Events
John Neff, M.D.
Vice-Chair of the ACIP Working Group

CDC Update - Training and Education
Lynn Steele, M.S.
Senior Advisor for Education and Training
Office of Terrorism Preparedness and Response, CDC

CDC Update - Communication Strategy
Glen Nowak, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Communication
National Immunization Program, CDC

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