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  • Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy to Protect Children & Communities Against Preventable Diseases

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    This webinar summarizes research findings around the causes and effects of vaccine hesitancy, and proposes policy changes that could lead to increased vaccination rates and greater protection for the health of our children.

    Joining the PolicyLab Webinar Series is Dr. Kristen Feemster and Dr. Paul Offit. Dr. Feemster is a faculty member at PolicyLab and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at CHOP and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Feemster is also medical director of the Philadelphia Department of Health Immunization Program. Dr. Offit is the director of the Vaccine Education Center and a professor of pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at CHOP. He is also the Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

    We have an exciting and timely discussion on this webinar, which coincides with the release of our new PolicyLab Evidence to Action brief that you’ll be hearing more about from Dr. Feemster. You can find the brief here: http://bit.ly/E2A_Addressin....

    If you have any questions while viewing the webinar, please email us at PolicyLab.Webinars@gmail.com. We’ll be summarizing the questions and our responses in a follow-up blog post on the PolicyLab blog at policylab.chop.edu/blog. Thank you and we hope you enjoy the webinar! Show less
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