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Influenza (seasonal and pandemic) Vaccines and Vaccination
March 6, 2017 @ 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm
Dr. Bruce Gellin is President of Global Immunization at the Sabin Vaccine Institute, a non-profit dedicated to making life-improving vaccines more accessible,
enabling innovation and expanding immunization across the globe. Dr. Gellin, a 15-year U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) veteran, has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and Director of the National Vaccine Program Office since 2002. Dr. Gellin has held positions at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and was the Executive Director of the National Network for Immunization Information, an organization he founded to be a resource of up- to-date, authoritative information about vaccines and immunizations. He is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases and is currently on the faculty at Vanderbilt University Schools of Medicine and Nursing and served on the Program Committee of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Dr. Gellin is a graduate of the University of North Carolina (where he was a Morehead Scholar), Cornell University Medical College, and the Columbia University School of Public Health. He has written extensively about vaccine and immunizations in the medical literature and medical textbooks.