Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm CDT

More information and online registration here.

Sharon G. Humiston, MD, MPH, FAAP, IAC’s associate director for research, will present a one-hour webinar titled “Adolescent Immunization Update and the 16-Year-Old Platform” on September 26, at 12:00 p.m. (CDT). During her presentation, Dr. Humiston will review the recommendations for adolescent vaccines, including those recommended at 11–12 years of age and those at age 16.

Dr. Humiston is professor of pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.  She is a clinician and health services researcher; her research focuses on innovative and practical approaches to improve vaccine delivery.  She works on HPV vaccination initiatives for both the Academic Pediatric Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics.  She served on the steering committee of the American Cancer Society’s HPV Vaccination Roundtable and started the roundtable’s Provider Training Task Group.  Dr. Humiston is the associate director for research for the Immunization Action Coalition.  She previously worked in the Training and Education Branch of the CDC’s National Immunization Program (now the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases).