Evolving Issues in the Prevention and Treatment of Influenza: A media forum

and distribution
  • Immunization of populations at increased risk for influenza-related complications, including children
  • Annual provider and consumer education efforts

    WHO: Reporters are encouraged to engage in the discussion, which will feature the following speakers:

    • Cristina V. Beato, MD, FAAFP -- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    • Ray Strikas, MD -- National Vaccine Program Office
    • Nicole Smith, PhD, MPH, MPP -- Influenza Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    • Jesse Goodman, MD, MPH -- Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration
    • Christine Layton, PhD, MPH -- RTI International
    • George Curlin, MD -- Office of the Director, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
    • Ardis D. Hoven, MD, Board of Trustees, American Medical Association
    • Henry Bernstein, DO, Committee on Infectious Diseases, American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Glen Nowak, Director, Media Relations, CDC
    • William Schaffner, MD, (Moderator), NFID Board Member and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

    WHEN: Thursday, May 18, 2006; 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern; Lunch will be provided.

    WHERE: The National Press Club, 14th & F Streets, NW, 13th Floor, Peter Zenger Room; via live Web cast, http://www.ConnectLive.com/events/infectiousdiseases, or telephone, 888-424-1091.


  • Contact: Jennifer Corrigan
    Cooney Waters Group, Inc.

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