The 22nd Annual Massachusetts Adult Immunization Conference: Building Networks To Vaccinate The Village
The 22nd Annual Massachusetts Adult Immunization Conference was held on April 25th, 2017 in Marlborough, MA. This conference provides participants with the most current adult immunization information and encourages the expansion of immunization activities in facilities, businesses and communities.
We are grateful to the many supporters and sponsors of this conference, as well as our conference exhibitors. We also honor the 2017 Massachusetts Adult Immunization Champions:
Dr. Lloyd Fisher – For innovation and leadership in optimizing EHR immunization clinical decision support systems to increase immunization rates.
Boston Health Care For The Homeless Program Nursing Staff – For innovative work in response to the meningococcal disease outbreak in the homeless population in 2016.
- Welcome Letter & Logistics
- Conference Support
- Speaker Biographies
- Immunization Program Materials
Morning Plenary Speaker: David Kim, MD, MA; Capt. U.S. Public Health
Services – Dr. Kim is the Deputy Associate Director for Adult Immunization, Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He will be providing a national immunization update.
Session B. The MIIS: It Takes an Information System to Immunize a Village
Session C. Adult Immunization 101
Afternoon Plenary Speaker: Litjen (L.J.) Tan, MA, PhD – Dr. Tan is the Chief
Strategy Officer for Immunization Action Coalition and Co-chair of the National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit. His session will review the benefits of implementing standing orders in your practice.
Session F. Adult Vaccine Storage and Handling
Thank you to our 2017 Exhibitors!
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Commonwealth Medicine
- Executive Office of Elder Affairs
- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
- Immunization Action Coalition
- Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics – Immunization Initiative
- Massachusetts Medical Society
- Massachusetts Senior Medicare Patrol Program
- Massachusetts Department of Public Health
- Vaccine Unit
- Massachusetts Immunization Information System (MIIS)
- Vaccine Preventable Disease Epidemiology
- Merck Vaccines
- Sanofi Pasteur
- Sylvie Ratelle STD/HIV Training Center of New England
- Team Maureen/HPV Coalition
- Walgreens Pharmacy
Thank you to our dedicated Planning Committee:
Rebecca Vanucci, MDPH; Robyn Alie, MMS; Alfred DeMaria Jr., MDPH; Susan Lett, MDPH; Beth English, MDPH; Katie Reilly, MDPH; Alexandra Burke, JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc.; Valerie Laurence, Brookside Rehab and Nursing; Joanne Belanger, Andover Boardy of Health; Lisa Leydon, American Cancer Society; Kate Horne, Caregroup Parmenter Home Care & Hospice; Marylouise Gamache, Executive Office of Elder Affairs