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12:00 pm

Webinar | Let’s Talk: From Vaccine to Vaccination

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
New York, NY United States

Join us for a presentation and discussion with Gary S. Marshall, MD, FAAP “Let’s Talk: From Vaccine to Vaccination – how substances make it from candidate vaccines to products that vaccinate individuals” Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM This presentation provides background for providers, practice staff, Medical Reserve Corps volunteers, pediatric and family medicine students and residents, nurses, and others involved with vaccination to understand vaccine infrastructure in the United States. This includes how vaccines are developed and licensed, how recommendations are made, how safety and efficacy are assured, and how safety and impact are monitored after distribution. This information can serve as a foundation for reassuring patients and families that the vaccines they are receiving are safe, effective and important. Session Learning Objectives: After attending this event, participants should be able to: Understand how vaccines are developed and recommended in the U.S. Describe the vaccine safety net Reassure vaccine-hesitant patients and parents Course Director:    Cynthia DeMuth, MD, FAAP Medical Advisor, Immunization, PA Chapter, AAP General Pediatrics, UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Presenter: Gary S. Marshall, MD, FAAP - Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Professor of Pediatrics, and Director of the Pediatric Clinical Trials Unit, all at University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky. Dr. Marshall is the author of over 70 original research articles and numerous other abstracts, chapters, and monographs. However, he is perhaps best known for his work in the areas of vaccine development, advocacy, and education, for his book entitled, “The Vaccine Handbook: A Practical Guide for Clinicians” (now in its second edition), and for the widely- distributed periodical, The Vaccine Quarterly. Click HERE to register Questions in advance? Email us

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2:00 pm

Webinar | HCV Litigation in Corrections @NHCN

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
New York, NY United States

HCV Litigation in Corrections: Background, Navigation, and Current Landscape Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm PST / 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST National Hepatitis Corrections Network Virtual Engagement The National Hepatitis Corrections Network (NHCN) is a network of people with an interest in hepatitis C in corrections. We support a public health approach to hepatitis education, prevention, testing, and treatment in prisons and jails. Network partners include correctional administrators and healthcare providers, researchers, legal and policy stakeholders, community-based organizations, and educators. The National Hepatitis Corrections Network is managed by The Hepatitis Education Project (HEP). HEP is a non-profit organization that provides direct services and raises awareness about hepatitis. Learn more about HEP here This is the first of four in the NHCN webinar series. Webinars will each feature presenter resources/tools, emerging research, lessons from the field, and best practices. This webinar will focus on the current landscape of HCV litigation in correctional settings in the United States. Presenters will walk participants through the stages of an HCV lawsuit, define common terms used throughout HCV litigation, and provide best practices on steps before, during, and after litigation. Click HERE to register Featuring lawyers and policy experts who have experience in viral hepatitis and correctional settings. Attendees will learn about the why, what, and how of HCV litigation for correctional facilities. Presenters: Sonia Canzater Hepatitis Policy Project Senior Associate, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Alison Currie Partner Attorney, Fisher Broyles LLP Robert Katz Professor of Law, Indiana University McKinney School of Law

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