Tag Archive: immunization

May 2 2018

Sabin Institute Honors Paul Offit, MD, Vaccine Champion

Paul Offit, MD, director of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Vaccine Education Center (VEC) and Maurice R. Hilleman Chair of Vaccinology at Penn, added “gold medalist” to his vibrant list of honors and accolades, as he stepped up to receive the 2018 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal from the Sabin Vaccine Institute last week in Washington D.C. The award complements Dr. Offit’s impactful, decades-long career as a researcher, author, professor, and strident spokesperson for accurate science, not to mention a champion for vaccine advocacy who has reached a range of audiences from the scientific to the mainstream, and from adults to children.

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Aug 18 2015

Researchers Testing Video to Increase Teens’ Acceptance of HPV Vaccine

HPVAbout 79 million Americans are currently infected with human papillomavirus (HPV), and 14 million people become newly infected each year.

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Mar 25 2015

Technology Helps Overcome Barriers to Vaccination

vaccinationAlexander Fiks, MD, MSCE, a faculty member at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, commented about a study appearing in JAMA Pediatrics that described an approach to using health information technology to increase vaccination coverage.

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Aug 13 2014

Investigators Explore Safety of Rotavirus Vaccine in NICU

Clinicians in neonatal intensive care units across the country are uncertain about when to administer rotavirus vaccination to infants whose medical conditions require prolonged hospital stays.

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