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June 17 and June 18, 2014

Charleston Civic Center, Charleston, WV

In Partnership with the KidStrong Conference


The Annual West Virginia Immunization Summit is an action-oriented event targeted toward public and private sector organizations with an interest in addressing and resolving immunization issues in West Virginia. Various sessions at the Summit will be targeted toward healthcare and public health professionals, educators, students, business leaders, consumers, and others interested in reducing vaccine-preventable diseases in West Virginia.

The 2014 Immunization Summit and KidStrong Conference were successes, with over 200 people attendees to the Immunization Summit and over 700 to the KidStrong Conference!
 

Featured national speakers included:

  • Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, MD, Assistant Surgeon General and Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention;
  • Paul Reiter, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, The Ohio State University; and
  • Litjen Tan, MS, PhD, Chief Strategy Officer, Immunization Action Coalition; Member, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' (ACIP) Adult Immunization Working Group.

Presentations:

Several of the Immunization Summit speakers have provided their presentation slides for download. To download the presentation slides, visit the following links:

  • Session 3: Protecting High Risk Patients Through Vaccination (Rushton, Khan slides)
  • Session 4: WV Immunization Update (Neccuzi slides)
  • Session 5a: Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention: Helping Ensure Protected Beginnings (Richardson, Graham slides)
  • Session 5b: Take Your Best Shot: WV Adolescent and Adult Immunization Projects (Narumanchi, Kovach, Darling slides)
  • Session 6: Rash Decisions (del Rosario slides)
  • Session 7a: HPV Vaccination: How Can We Do Better? (Reiter slides)
  • Session 8a: An Epidemic of Epidemics (Bixler slides)
  • Session 10a: The Shifting Sands of Adult Immunization (Tan slides)

For more information about the WV Immunization Summit, contact The Center for Rural Health Development at (304) 397-4071.

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