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Priorities for the National Vaccine Plan
coauthor in 1981, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1993; she is a member of the Institute of Medicine. Dr. Broome received her B.A. from Harvard University and her M.D. from Harvard Medical School; she specialized in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. She was a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer and completed a fellowship in infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Élaine Chatigny is director general, Communications, at the Public Health Agency of Canada. She is responsible for risk communications, crisis communications, strategic communication planning, media relations, social marketing, and a host of other communication functions. Her previous position with the government of Canada was director, Public Affairs, with the Communications, Marketing, and Consultation Directorate at Health Canada. In her 8 years with the government of Canada, Ms. Chatigny has established Crisis and Emergency Communications and Risk Communications Units. She was also responsible for the development of Health Canada’s and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Risk CommunicationsFramework and Handbook, which is unique to the government of Canada. Ms. Chatigny has been an external adviser to the World Health Organization on pandemic influenza communications planning and co-chair of the Communicators’ Network of the Global Health Security Initiative (G7 plus Mexico); she is the founder of a federal, provincial, and territorial communications working group on pandemic influenza, which reports to Canada’s Pandemic Influenza Committee. Prior to joining the federal government, Ms. Chatigny worked 14 years with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a journalist and a manager.
Jocelyn Guyer, M.P.A., is co-executive director at the Center for Children and Families (CCF) and a senior researcher at the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute. At CCF, she has worked extensively on child and family health issues, including reauthorization of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and the role of Medicaid in covering children and families. She joined CCF from the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, where she served most recently as an associate director. At the commission, she led analysis of several emerging issues in health care for vulnerable Americans, including the implications of the Part D Medicare drug benefit for impoverished seniors and people with disabilities, and major proposals to restructure Medicaid. In the past, she has served as a senior health policy analyst on health and welfare policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, where she designed policy initiatives to expand coverage to low-income parents and worked with several states to implement family-based coverage expansions. She also served as legislative research assistant to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. She holds an M.P.A. in