8:45 a.m.

Centers for Disease Control Progress Report on Smallpox Immunization Program and ACIP Recommendations

Larry Anderson, M.D., Senior Advisor for Smallpox, Office of Terrorism Preparedness and Response, Office of the Director, CDC

Ray Strikas, M.D., Director, Smallpox Preparedness and Response Activity, National Immunization Program (NIP), CDC

9:30 a.m.


10:00 a.m.


10:15 a.m.

Safety System Overview

Gina Mootrey, D.O., M.P.H., Senior Research Officer, Immunization Safety Branch, NIP, CDC

11:00 a.m.

Clinical Operations/Screening Overview

Lisa Rotz, M.D., Chief of the Emergency Surveillance and Response Branch of the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC

11:45 a.m.


12:45 p.m.

Training and Education Overview

Linda Quick, M.D., M.P.H, Medical Epidemiologist, National Immunization Program, CDC

1:30 p.m.

Communications Overview

Glen Nowak, Ph.D., Associate Director for Communication, NIP, CDC

2:15 p.m.

Smallpox Vaccination in Israel

Yehuda L. Danon, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Tel Aviv University and Director, Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel (invited)

3:00 p.m.


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