Registration

CAIC & CCIC Joint Coalition Meeting - Meningitis: A Lived Experience and Opportunities to Vaccinate
01/24/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM MT

Location

Village Pavilion, Anschutz Medical Campus
13100 E. Colfax Ave.
Aurora, CO 80011
United States of America
Room Number: Silverton Conference Room (6th Floor)

Summary

Presented by:

Jamie Schanbaum, GSK spokesperson, US Para-athlete and meningitis survivor

Amanda Dempsey, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado

Join the Colorado Adult Immunization Coalition (CAIC) and the Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition (CCIC) for a joint meeting to learn about meningitis, its impact and opportunities for decreasing its prevalence. Meeting participants will hear from meningitis survivor and vaccine advocate, Jamie Schanbaum, who will share her personal experience with the disease. Finally, Dr. Amanda Dempsey, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado and practicing pediatrician at Children's Hospital Colorado, will share the Adolescent Immunization Initiative's recommendations and rationale for an immunization platform at 16 years of age, which includes the MenACWY and MenB vaccines.
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