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Influenza Vaccines Talk
March 25 @ 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm
Bruce Gellin, MD, MPH, president of global immunization at the Sabin Vaccine Institute, will present a talk titled “Influenza (seasonal and pandemic) Vaccines and Vaccination.”
Dr. Bruce Gellin joined the Sabin Vaccine Institute as the inaugural president of Global Immunization in March 2017. Prior to joining Sabin, Bruce served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and Director of the National Vaccine Program Office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), where he was the principle technical, strategic and policy advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Health on all aspects of the National Vaccine Program.
In 2016, the Infectious Diseases Society of America awarded Dr. Gellin with the Society Citation in recognition of his work in the field of infectious diseases, and in 2015, he was bestowed the honor of the American Medical Association’s Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service for his leadership and vision while overseeing our nation’s vaccine and immunization initiatives.
Dr. Gellin is a graduate of the University of North Carolina (where he was a Morehead Scholar), Cornell University Medical College, and the Columbia University School of Public Health. He has written extensively about vaccine and immunizations in the medical literature and medical textbooks.