2014 Summit Presentations

California Immunization Coalition Summit – 2014 Presentations


Sunday Workshop: Vaccine Safety Workshop Mark H. Sawyer, MD, FAAP Professor of Clinical Pediatrics UCSD School of Medicine/Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego
Dean Blumberg, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, UC Davis Medical Center
Kate Fowlie, Communications Officer, Contra Costa Public Health
Paul Leung, MPH, Contra Costa Public Health, Communicable Disease Programs
Keynote Presentation: The Importance of Community Engagement in Disease Prevention Samuel So, MD, Director, Asian Liver Center, Stanford University
Keynote Presentation: Turning Our Vaccine Challenges Into Opportunities Melinda Wharton, MD, MPH
Director, Immunization Services Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Panel Presentation: Our Virtual Community Dorit Reiss, JD, Professor of Law, UC Hastings College of Law and Voices for Vaccines
Lisa Posard, Producer, ‘Invisible Threat’
Amanda Roth, MPH, MSW
, ShotbyShot.org
Workshop A-1: ACIP Update and Summary of Current Disease Outbreaks Mark H. Sawyer, MD, FAAP, UCSD School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego;
Matthew Zahn, MD, Medical Director, Epidemiology, Orange County Health Services Agency
Workshop A-2: Immunization Registry: Data Exchange and Reminder Methods for Increasing Vaccination Coverage Eric Dansby, Data Exchange Specialist, California Department of Public Health;
Wendy Wang, MPH, Evaluation Manager, County of San Diego Epidemiology and Immunization Services Branch
Workshop A-3: Social Media Strategies for Creating Awareness and Engagement Jennifer Tinney, Program Director, The Arizona Partnership for Immunization;
Louba Aaronson, MPH, Senior Quality Improvement Specialist, Health Net, Inc.;
Michael Fiore, Founder and Director, EPG Technologies
Workshop B-1: Creative Partnerships and Successful School-based Flu Clinics Gale Ivie, MPH, Senior Consultant, SCPMG Administration Kaiser Permanente;
Kate McAuley, RN, MS, PHN, Senior Program Coordinator, Communicable Disease and Immunization Programs, Sacramento County DHHS
Workshop B-2: Strategies for Increasing Adult Vaccination Awareness and Immunization Rates Eileen Yamada, MD, MPH, Public Health Medical Officer, Immunization Branch, California Department of Public Health;

Christine Jang, MD, Chief of OB/GYN, Kaiser Permanente, South Sacramento Medical Center and Elk Grove and Promenade Facilities

Workshop B-3: Promoting School-aged Vaccination: Lessons Learned from Two School-based Immunization Projects Pamela Kahn, RN, MPH, Coordinator, Health and Wellness, Orange County Department of Education;

Julia Heinzerling, MPH, Policy and Advocacy Specialist, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Immunization Program

Panel Presentation: Community Advocacy: Non Legislative Approaches to Policy Change Kat Deburgh, MPH, Director, California Health Officers Association
Nelson Branco, MD, FAAP Pediatrician – Tamalpais Pediatrics