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Litjen (LJ) Tan

MS, PhD

Co-chair

Chief Strategy Officer of the Immunization Action Coalition, Co-chair and
Co-founder of the National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit,

and former President of the Board of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition

Litjen (LJ) Tan, MS, PhD, is Chief Strategy Officer of the Immunization Action Coalition, Co-chair and
Co-founder of the National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit, and former President of the Board of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition. He is an associate editor of Vaccine, BMC Infectious Diseases, and Medscape: Infectious Diseases, and is a member of the ESCMID Vaccine Study Group.

Dr Tan received his Master of Science degree in biology at New York University and earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree in microbiology/immunology
from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr Tan’s current appointments include serving as a special consultant for the European Union Influenza Summit and the Asia-Pacific Influenza Summit, and serving as a member of the Advisory Board for Unity (United for Adolescent Vaccination) Consortium, to name a few. He was a voting member of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee from 2009 to 2013 and a liaison member of the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 2002 to 2012.

His many recognitions include the 2011 CDC National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Honor Awards: Excellence in Partnering, and an American Pharmacists Association 2009 National Immunization Champion
Award.

Throughout his career, Dr Tan has been deeply involved with projects and publications on
vaccine-related issues, including scientific and policy reports from the American Medical Association, where he was the Director of Medicine and Public Health for 15 years. He is the proud father of 3 fully immunized children.

David P. Greenberg

MD

Co-chair

Associate Vice President and Regional Medical Head, North America, at Sanofi Pasteur in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

David P. Greenberg, MD, is Associate Vice President and Regional Medical Head, North America, at Sanofi Pasteur in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania. He served as Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Director of the Center for Vaccine Research at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh from 1996 to 2004. Dr Greenberg has worked in the Medical Department at Sanofi Pasteur for over 13 years, and he has continued his affiliation with the University of Pittsburgh as an adjunct associate professor of pediatrics throughout this period.

Dr Greenberg received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. After
he completed residency training in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases,
Dr Greenberg served on the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at UCLA School of Medicine and
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He was Associate Director of the UCLA Center for Vaccine Research for 6 years.

Dr Greenberg has extensive experience in laboratory-based infectious disease research and vaccine clinical trials. His clinical research interests have had a strong focus on evaluating the safety and immunogenicity of bacterial and viral vaccines that help protect against a variety of diseases, including diphtheria, tetanus, polio, invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease, meningococcal disease, influenza, and hepatitis B. His research has also focused on community surveillance of vaccine-preventable infectious diseases and the effectiveness of vaccines against influenza, invasive Hib disease, pertussis, and Neisseria meningitidis. His original research and other contributions have appeared in nearly 100 publications.

Board-certified in pediatrics and specialty-trained in pediatric infectious diseases, Dr Greenberg is a member of the American Pediatric Society, Society for Pediatric Research, Pediatric Infectious Disease Society, American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow), Infectious Diseases Society of America (Fellow), and American Society for Microbiology.

Oliver T. Brooks

MD

Medical Director and Chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at Watts
Healthcare Corporation in Los Angeles, California

Dr Brooks received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Morehouse College. He received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital-Oakland, where he practiced for 4 years before accepting a pediatric position at the Watts Health Care Corporation, where he is presently Medical Director and Chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, as well as Medical Director of the Jordan and Locke High School Wellness Centers. Dr Brooks is presently on staff at Martin Luther King Community Hospital in South Los Angeles, where he helps to oversee the newborn nursery program. He is Assistant Clinical Professor, Western University of Health Sciences.

Dr Brooks is Chairman of the Immunize LA Families Coalition and President of the California Immunization Coalition. He serves on the Physician Quality Oversight Committee for LA Care Health Plan, for which he is also a medical director. Dr Brooks is a past president of both the Golden State (California) Medical Association and the local Miller-Lawrence Medical and Dental Society, both components of the National Medical Association, representing the nation’s 50,000 African American physicians, of which he is presently the National Speaker, House of Delegates. He is on numerous civic boards.

W. Michael Brown

MD

Associate Director and the Director of Pediatrics of the Bayfront Family Medicine Residency Program in St. Petersburg, Florida

W. Michael Brown, MD, has served as Associate Director and the Director of Pediatrics of the Bayfront Family Medicine Residency Program in St. Petersburg, Florida since 1996. He is currently the Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Education at Bayfront Health, also in St. Petersburg. Dr Brown is an affiliate assistant professor at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. He is board-certified in pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr Brown received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology, with honors, from Milligan College, Tennessee. He then completed 2 years of post-baccalaureate studies at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Dr Brown received his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, in 1990. He then completed a 3-year pediatric residency at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, followed by an additional year as Chief Resident/Junior Attending in 1994.

Following his time at All Children’s, Dr Brown spent 2 years as the Chief Physician and Staff Pediatrician at Johnnie Ruth Clarke Health Center, St. Petersburg. In addition to his teaching responsibilities and private practice at Bayfront, Dr Brown also lectures locally, statewide, and nationally on numerous pediatric topics and participates annually in multiple pediatric research activities.

Joanna Colbourne

BA

Director of Communications

and Public Outreach at the
National Foundation for
Infectious Diseases (NFID)

Joanna Colbourne, BA, is Director of Communications and Public Outreach at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public and health care professionals about the causes, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases.

Joanna started at NFID in 2011 as Manager of Continuing Education, and she led the process to award NFID with accreditation with commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). She transitioned in 2015 to her current position as Director of Communications and Public Outreach and is responsible for developing communications strategies that help advance the foundation’s efforts to increase awareness about infectious diseases among health care professionals and the public.

Prior to joining NFID, Joanna served as Project Manager at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC) from 2010 to 2015. During that time, she was responsible for the management of state-funded and state-sponsored professional education programs and initiatives.

Marla Dalton

PE, CAE

Executive Director and
CEO of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)

Marla Dalton, PE, CAE, is the Executive Director and CEO of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public and health care professionals about the causes, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases across the lifespan.
As CEO, she is responsible for all NFID educational programming and partnerships, financial
operations—including fundraising and grants management—and overall management of NFID staff
and headquarters.

Before joining NFID, she served as Senior Vice President of Education and Consulting Services at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC), where she was responsible for the development and management of APIC educational programs and products as well as APIC Consulting Services, Inc., a wholly owned, for-profit subsidiary. She has also served as Executive Vice President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Industry Leaders Council and Executive Director of The Infrastructure Security Partnership.

Dalton is a certified association executive (CAE), a member of the American Society of Association Executives, and a registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She earned a Bachelor of Science in civil and environmental engineering from Cornell University College of Engineering and a certificate in non-profit organization management from the US Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management. She is the proud mother of 2 fully vaccinated teenage twin daughters.

Amanda F. Dempsey

MD, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Adult and Child Center for Outcomes Research and
Dissemination
Science (ACCORDS) program

Amanda Dempsey, MD, PhD, MPH, is an associate professor of pediatrics in the Adult and Child Center for Outcomes Research and Dissemination Science (ACCORDS) program at the University of Colorado Denver. She is the Colorado Site PI for PEDSNet and co-directs the Surgical/Subspecialist Clinical Outcomes and Research (SCORE) fellowship at the University of Colorado Denver. She also serves as a staff physician.

Dr Dempsey received both her medical degree and PhD from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She completed a pediatrics internship and residency at the Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. She then completed a fellowship in general pediatrics and a Master of Public Health at the University of Washington.

Her work focuses on immunization delivery, clinic- and community-based randomized clinical trials, secondary database analysis, mathematical modeling, and designing and implementing research studies related to digital health. An editorial board member for Pediatrics and Vaccine, Dr Dempsey has published widely on the topic of adolescent vaccination.

Dr Dempsey is a member of the board of the Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition and serves on the research advisory board of the Colorado Children’s Outcome Network. Her professional affiliations include memberships in the American Academy of Pediatrics, the International Papillomavirus Society, the Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, and the Society for Pediatric Research.

Jeffery A. Goad

MPH, PharmD

Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Chapman University School of Pharmacy, Irvine,
California

Jeffery A. Goad, PharmD, MPH, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Chapman University School of Pharmacy, Irvine, California.

The goal of his research is to create a better understanding of the value of immunization and travel medicine and the contribution of pharmacists to these preventative health services and to explore the social and behavioral aspects of consumer and health care professionals’ decision-making process and outcomes related primarily to immunizations and travel medicine.

Dr Goad has authored and co-authored many journal articles, book chapters, and magazine articles and has presented numerous lectures on the topic of immunization and travel medicine. He is presently the principal investigator for an APhA/CDC-funded grant, “Improving Immunization Collaboration Among Pharmacists and Other Healthcare Providers.”

Dr Goad was recently named a Fellow of the International Society of Travel Medicine and was awarded the Ronald P. Bangasser, MD, Immunization Leadership Award from the California Immunization Coalition for 2017. He also serves on the APhA Immunization Training and Travel Health Training program advisory boards.

Dr Goad received his PharmD from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Pharmacy and his MPH in biometry/epidemiology from the USC Keck School of Medicine, both in Los Angeles.

Claire M. Hannan

MPH

Executive Director for
the Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) in Rockville,
Maryland

Claire M. Hannan, MPH, is the Executive Director for the Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) in Rockville, Maryland. She has 18 years of experience in children’s health and immunization.

Ms Hannan received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Business Administration from Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. She later received her Master of Public Health degree in Health Policy from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore.

In 1997, Ms Hannan became the Director of Immunization Policy for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, where she worked with state health officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other partners to improve and enhance immunization policies and practices. She joined AIM as its first Executive Director in 2004. She has expanded AIM’s membership services and communications and grown the organization as a network of immunization program managers.

Ms Hannan has extensive experience with immunization coalitions, serving on the planning committee for, and presenting at, 2 national immunization coalition conferences. She has headed planning for 3 annual Program Managers Meetings that were attended by more than 300 participants. She has also authored peer-reviewed publications on such topics as immunization information systems, vaccine shortages, and vaccine financing.

David W. Kaplan

MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics at
the University of Colorado School of Medicine and
Head of Adolescent Medicine and Chief Medical Information Officer at Children’s Hospital
Colorado in Denver

David W. Kaplan, MD, MPH, is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Head of Adolescent Medicine and Chief Medical Information Officer at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Denver. He also chairs the Clinical Information Technology Governance Committee at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is board-certified in pediatrics, adolescent medicine, clinical informatics, and preventive medicine.

Dr Kaplan earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, and a Master in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed a pediatric residency at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a fellowship in adolescent medicine and ambulatory pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital.

He is a member of the American Pediatric Society, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM), and the American Medical Informatics Association. He formerly chaired the AAP Committees on Adolescence and Community Health Services and is a past board member of SAHM.

Throughout his career, Dr Kaplan has focused on improving access to health services for adolescents and using technology to improve the quality and safety of health care delivery. He has written numerous scientific articles on adolescent health and clinical informatics and has received both federal and foundation grants to study and improve the delivery of adolescent health care. Recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America during 1997-2016, he has received numerous teaching awards, including the Outstanding Achievement Award from the National Assembly on School-Based Health Care and the Founders of Adolescent Health Award from the AAP.

Daryl A. Lynch

MD

Professor of Pediatrics
at the University of
Missouri-Kansas City
School of Medicine;
Director of the Division of Adolescent Medicine and Associate Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri

Daryl A. Lynch, MD, is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He serves as the Director of the Division of Adolescent Medicine, Associate Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, and Senior Medical Director of Hospital Ambulatory Services at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

Dr Lynch received his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas. He then completed a pediatric residency at the University of Missouri-Kansas City/Children’s Mercy Hospital and a fellowship in adolescent medicine at the University of Arizona School of Medicine. He is board-certified in pediatrics and adolescent medicine.

A member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM), and the Midwest Regional Chapter of SAHM, Dr Lynch serves as the state grants liaison for the Missouri AAP Chapter and chairs the Council on Adolescent and School Health in the Missouri Department of Health. He was also a charter member of both the National Assembly of
School-Based Health Clinics and Kansas Adolescent Health Alliance.

As the Editor and Publisher of Adolescent Shorts, Dr Lynch produces a bimonthly newsletter on adolescent topics that is distributed statewide to nurse practitioners, school nurses, and consumers.
He has been invited to speak on adolescent topics at more than 200 local, state, regional, and national conferences.

Notably, Dr Lynch received a Distinguished Service Award from the Missouri Department of Health for his service to adolescents and has twice received Community Service Awards from the Mid America Immunization Coalition in Kansas City. He was also chosen by the Mother & Child Health Coalition as one of Kansas City’s Top 20 Shining Stars for a 25-year history of caring.

Gary S. Marshall

MD

Professor of Pediatrics,
Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious
Diseases, and Director of
the Pediatric Clinical Trials Unit at the University of Louisville School of
Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky

A native of Philadelphia, Dr Marshall received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. After completing a pediatric residency at Vanderbilt in 1986, he entered a fellowship in infectious diseases at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In 1989, he joined the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, where he is now Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, and Director of the Pediatric Clinical Trials Unit. Dr Marshall also serves as an attending physician at Kosair Children’s Hospital and sees patients in the infectious diseases clinic.

During his tenure in Louisville, he has been recognized as an astute clinician/educator, a productive investigator, and an effective administrator. He has received the Outstanding Clinical Professor Award, Educator of the Year Award, and the Peer Clinician-Teacher Excellence Award from the Department of Pediatrics, as well as the Distinguished Educator Award from the School of Medicine and the Educational Achievement Award from the Kentucky Medical Association. In addition, under Dr Marshall’s leadership, the pediatric residents have repeatedly recognized the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases for excellence in teaching and patient care.

Dr Marshall is a member of the Society for Pediatric Research and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and has served in several national leadership positions. He has authored over 150 papers and is best known for his work in vaccine development, advocacy, and education. He is also the author of The Vaccine Handbook: A Practical Guide for Clinicians (The Purple Book), now in its 6th edition and available through an app for iOS devices.

Amy B. Middleman

MD, MSEd, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics at
the University of Oklahoma Children’s Physicians in Oklahoma City, where she also serves as Medical Director of the Adolescent Medical Clinic and Chief of the Section of Adolescent Medicine

Amy B. Middleman, MD, MSEd, MPH, is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma Children’s Physicians in Oklahoma City, where she also serves as Medical Director of the Adolescent Medical Clinic and Chief of the Section of Adolescent Medicine. In addition, Dr Middleman is a clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine – Wichita, University of Kansas Medical Center in Wichita, serving as volunteer faculty. She is board-certified through the American Board of Pediatrics in adolescent medicine.

Dr Middleman has participated in or served as principal investigator for many grants focusing on adolescent immunization. She has authored or co-authored numerous articles on adolescent immunization and pediatric health in journals such as Pediatrics, Journal of Adolescent Health, Journal of School Health, and Vaccine. Dr Middleman is the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine’s liaison to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr Middleman recently served 6 years on the editorial board of the American Academy of Pediatrics PREP®: Adolescent Medicine, and she currently serves on the editorial boards of Infectious Disease News and Infectious Diseases in Children.

She has presented her research at many regional and national meetings and has been an invited speaker and presenter at a number of international meetings.

Dr Middleman is a member of the Academic Pediatric Association, the Society for Pediatric Research, the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.

Dr Middleman earned her medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, her Master of Education degree at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, and her Master of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr Middleman completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at Children’s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, and completed a clinical fellowship in adolescent medicine at Children’s Hospital, Harvard University, Boston.

Donald B. Middleton

MD

Professor of Family
Medicine at the University
of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Vice President of Family Practice Education at UPMC St. Margaret in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Donald B. Middleton, MD, is Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Vice President of Family Practice Education at UPMC St. Margaret in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dr Middleton graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. He completed his residency training in both internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. From 1976 to 1978, he served as a major in the US Army, working as Chief of the Pediatric Service at Reynolds Army Hospital in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Board-certified in pediatrics and internal medicine, Dr Middleton has a thriving family medicine office in Pittsburgh. He teaches in a large family practice residency and fellowship program at UPMC St. Margaret and in multiple courses at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He maintains active membership in many local, state, and national professional and scientific societies, including the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr Middleton serves as a primary investigator for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) and chairs its Group on Immunization Education. He is involved with numerous educational efforts of the American Board of Family Practice and the AAFP. Dr Middleton has published numerous textbook chapters, clinical monographs, and articles in peer-reviewed journals. His clinical and research interests include immunizations and disease prevention and emerging infectious diseases. He is one of the authors of Shots by STFM 2014, a point-of-care immunization program for iPhones, Androids, and desktop computers.

Carole H. Moloney

RN, MSN, CPNP

Clinical Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics
at Boston University School of Medicine. She is a
certified pediatric nurse practitioner in the Section
of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Boston Medical Center.

Carole H. Moloney, RN, MSN, CPNP, is a clinical instructor in the Department of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine. She is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner in the Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Boston Medical Center. She also serves as the Clinical Research Nurse, Nurse Clinician, and Coordinator of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Section, which encompasses both the pediatric and adolescent HIV program and the hepatitis program.

Ms Moloney received her undergraduate nursing degree from Boston University and her Master of Science degree in nursing from Northeastern University, also in Boston, Massachusetts. She has been at Boston City Hospital/Boston Medical Center since 1983.

Ms Moloney serves as a member of the Adolescent Immunization Leadership Council, the Continuing Medical Education Advisory Board on Nursing Education, the Nurses Immunization Leadership Council, and the Pain Free Pediatrics Committee. Ms Moloney has also given numerous presentations on topics such as pediatric HIV, pediatric AIDS, and vaccines and immunizations.

Ms Moloney’s research activities include participation with the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Group, as well as research efforts in the area of hepatitis C. She is active in education about immunizations and overcoming barriers that impede immunization success.

Audrey M. Stevenson

PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC

Family nurse practitioner with more than 30 years of clinical and public health experience. Dr Stevenson, who holds Master of Public Health and Master of Nursing degrees, received her doctorate in public health from the University
of Utah.

Audrey M. Stevenson, PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC, is a family nurse practitioner with more than 30 years of clinical and public health experience. Dr Stevenson, who holds Master of Public Health and Master of Nursing degrees, received her doctorate in public health from the University of Utah.

She has worked in public health for the past 30 years and is currently Division Director of Family Health Services for the Salt Lake County Health Department in Salt Lake City, Utah. She manages 6 public health centers and a variety of initiatives, including the immunization program; the Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program; clinical collaborations; cancer screening programs; public health nursing; and the nurse-family partnership.

Dr Stevenson has worked as a family nurse practitioner in a number of inpatient and ambulatory settings and has served as a nurse consultant to the Salt Lake City School District. She has published articles and spoken at national and international conferences on topics affecting school nurses, advanced practice nurses, and other medical and pharmacy providers.

In 2010, Dr Stevenson received the American Nurses Association Immunity Award as a result of her efforts to promote the use of tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccine at public health clinics, resulting in a new protocol at several Utah hospitals to offer the vaccine to postpartum women prior to hospital discharge.

In 2015, Dr Stevenson was the recipient of the Beatty Award. The Beatty Award is the most distinguished award given by the Utah Public Health Association (UPHA). Each year the Beatty Award is presented to a UPHA member who is in good standing and who has made a significant contribution to public health in Utah.

Much of Dr Stevenson’s work is focused on finding ways to provide the community with the highest quality of public health services, specifically within women’s care, pediatrics, and immunization programs.

Tina Q. Tan

MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS

Professor of Pediatrics at
the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, in Chicago, Illinois, and an attending physician in pediatric infectious diseases
at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Tina Q. Tan, MD, is a professor of pediatrics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, in Chicago, Illinois, and an attending physician in pediatric infectious diseases at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. At that hospital, she is Medical Director of the International Patient Services Program, Co-director of the Pediatric Travel Medicine Clinic, and Director of the International Adoptee Clinic.

Dr Tan received her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. She completed her residency, chief residency, and pediatric infectious diseases fellowship in the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. She is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases.

Dr Tan serves on the Immunization Advisory Committee for the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. She is the Chairperson of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Infectious Diseases and a member of several AAP committees: the Committee on Infectious Diseases (Redbook Committee), the Global Immunization Advocacy Project Advisory Committee, and the Expert Pertussis Cocooning Advisory Committee. She is a liaison to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Pertussis Working Group and to the Illinois Chapter of the AAP OB/GYN Immunizations and Pregnancy Outreach Committee. She is also a member of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Programs and Meetings Committee.

She serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (Official Journal of PIDS) and the AAP PREP® Self-Assessment Infectious Diseases.

Dr Tan is the US Representative to the International Steering Committee of the Global Pertussis Initiative; a member and consultant to the Steering Committee of the Latin America Without Pertussis Initiative; a member of the Board of Directors of the World Association of Infectious Diseases and Immunological Disorders; and a member of the US National Pertussis Task Force (AAP and Every Child By Two). Her interests include pertussis disease and vaccine, pneumococcal disease and vaccine, CA-MRSA infections, antibiotic resistance, vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases, infectious diseases, and vaccine education for health care providers.

Deborah L. Wexler

MD

Founder and Executive Director of the
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), the nation’s largest non-profit immunization education and advocacy organization, located in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Deborah L. Wexler, MD, is the Founder and Executive Director of the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), the nation’s largest non-profit immunization education and advocacy organization, located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. IAC has worked in concert with and received continuous funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since 1995.

Wexler received her degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, and completed her family medicine postgraduate training in the Department of Family Medicine and Practice at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Under her leadership, IAC has become the premier non-governmental source of immunization education materials for the nation’s health care professionals, providing timely email news, comprehensive and highly maintained websites, and unique periodical publications. Wexler is Editor of IAC Express, a weekly email news and information service sent to more than 50,000 opt-in subscribers every Wednesday. She is also Publisher and Editor of 2 quarterly online periodicals: Needle Tips, a 24-page publication written for primary care specialists, including family physicians, pediatricians, and nurses, as well as local and state health departments; and Vaccinate Adults, a 16-page publication for primary care adult medicine specialists.

For more than 2 decades, Wexler has directed and contributed to the development of hundreds of IAC’s ready-to-copy immunization education materials for health care professionals and their patients. She oversees IAC’s websites, immunize.org, aimed at health care professionals, and vaccineinformation.org, directed at the public, which together host approximately 30,000 visits each day.

Wexler is a consultant to CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) General Recommendations Working Group. She is a member of the advisory board of the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, of the American Academy of Pediatrics Immunization Alliance initiative, and of the planning committee of the National Conference on Immunization and Health Coalitions. In addition, she leads the activities of the National Immunization Coalitions Network.

A recipient of CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Excellence in Partnering award, the American Pharmacists Association Immunization Champion Award – Friend of Pharmacy, and the Every Child By Two National Immunization Leadership Award, Wexler continues to provide innovative leadership to the national immunization community on critical issues, including effective communication of the power of vaccines, advocacy for improved vaccine policies, and increasing coverage rates across the age span through provider education.

Gregory D. Zimet

PhD

Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Psychology in the Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis. He holds adjunct appointments in epidemiology (Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health).

Gregory D. Zimet, PhD, is Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Psychology in the Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis. He holds adjunct appointments in epidemiology (Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health) and family health (Indiana University School of Nursing). He is Founder and Co-director of the Indiana
University-Purdue University Center for HPV Research.

Dr Zimet received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. He completed a predoctoral internship in clinical psychology and a postdoctoral fellowship in adolescent clinical psychology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr Zimet was President of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine from 2016 to 2017. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, the International Papillomavirus Association, and the International Association for Adolescent Health.

Much of Dr Zimet’s research has involved the study of vaccine acceptance and refusal, with a primary focus on behavioral and social determinants of human papillomavirus vaccination. His studies have focused on adolescents and young adults, parents of adolescents, and health care providers, and include evaluations of vaccine communication strategies. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 research, review, and editorial articles on vaccination, including more than 70 focused on HPV vaccination.

Donna Mazyck

MS, RN, CAE

James C. Turner

MD