Michelle Mergler, MHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Vaccine Program Office
200 Independence Avenue SW
Room 715-H
Washington, DC
USA 20201
Email: michelle.mergler@hhs.gov

Biographical Sketch:
(August 2009 - present) - National Vaccine Program Office focusing on vaccine safety activities across the federal government, including H1N1 vaccines; staff the Vaccine Safety Risk Assessment Working Group of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (June - August 2008) - New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Communicable Diseases, Data Analysis and Syndromic Surveillance Unit; Researched epidemiologic disparities in emergency department utilization and influenza vaccination using syndromic surveillance and yearly health survey data using SAS, SUDAAN, SQL, and GIS for analysis (July 2006 - July 2007) National Cancer Institute, Laboratory of Cellular Oncology; Studied the role of the L2 minor capsid protein in human papillomavirus (HPV) cell entry and uncoating