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#PreteenVaxScene Webinar – HPV Vaccine Schedule Change Update
November 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 10:00am ET for the next #PreteenVaxScene webinar, “HPV Vaccine Schedule Change Update: What It Means and How to Implement Today!” During the webinar, the following speakers will address the implications of the new two-dose recommendation for HPV vaccine:
- Dr. Nancy Messonnier, CAPT, USPHS, CDC’s Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), will give a brief introduction about why this change in the recommendation will help raise HPV vaccination rates.
- Dr. Lauri Markowitz, Team Lead in the Division of Viral Diseases in NCIRD, will discuss the background research and scientific considerations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for this decision.
- Dr. Melinda Wharton, Director of the Immunization Services Division in NCIRD, will highlight how this decision will impact immunization programs and how to meet the variety of challenges this brings.
- Jill B. Roark, Lead for Adolescent Immunization Communications for NCIRD, will share how communicating about this change and HPV vaccination is as critical as ever!