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Advancing Health Equity Through Adult Hep B Vaccination (Hep B United)

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Advancing Health Equity Through Adult Hep B Vaccination

Thursday, April 29th

3-4 PM



Join on Thursday, April 29th from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT for a virtual briefing recognizing National Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Awareness Day. Panelists will discuss how we can work towards achieving health equity by increasing adult hepatitis B vaccination rates. In the US, just 25% of adults are fully vaccinated against hepatitis B infection.

The expert panel includes representatives from the community, clinical, and federal sectors:

– Mark K. Weng MD, MSc, FAAP, Medical Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
– Rita Kuwahara, MD, Primary Care Internal Medicine Resident Physician
– Abby Bownas, Manager, Adult Vaccine Access Coalition
– Judith Feinberg, MD, Professor of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, Professor of Medicine/Infectious Diseases, Dr. E.B. Flink Vice Chair of Medicine for Research
– Y-Uyen Le Nguyen, MD, Hepatitis B Program Director, Charles B Wang Community Health Center
– Monde Nyambe, CHES, Hepatitis B Coordinator, IPHA Americorps Member
– Patricia Jones, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Digestive Health and Liver Diseases, Department of Medicine, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


April 29
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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New York, NY United States

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