I2 For the Good of the Country, Every Case Must Be Counted: Pertussis Epidemiology

Wednesday, March 30, 2011: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Georgetown
Presenters in this workshop will discuss the epidemiology of pertussis. Regional differences, the 2010 California epidemic, and recent changes to the adolescent and adult pertussis vaccine (Tdap) recommendations will be discussed.
Moderator:
Tami Skoff

2:00 PM
Zooming In on Pertussis Epidemiology In the United States
Amanda E. Faulkner, MPH, Surveillance Coordinator, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); O. Grace Ejigiri, MPH; Thomas A. Clark, MD, MPH; Stacey W. Martin, MSc; Tami H. Skoff, MS
2:20 PM
Epidemiology of Pertussis In California 2010
Kathleen Winter, MPH, Epidemiology Supervisor, CDPH; Kathleen Harriman, PhD, MPH, RN; Jennifer Zipprich, PhD; Robert Schechter, MD; John Talarico, DO, MPH
2:40 PM
Recent Changes In ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Tdap Vaccines
Jennifer L. Liang, DVM, MPVM, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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