The Use of Clinical Trials for Childhood Vaccines

Susan Ellenberg, Ph.D.

Professor of Biostatistics and Associate Dean for Clinical Research

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Ethical Issues in Clinical Trials

Robert (Skip) Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.

Senior Pediatric Ethicist/Lead Medical Officer, Food and Drug Administration

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Melinda Wharton, M.D., M.P.H.

Deputy Director, NCIRD, CDC

Captain, U.S. Public Health Service

Immunization Safety Office (ISO), CDC

Frank DeStefano, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, ISO, CDC

Data and Approaches in National and International Immunization Studies

Saad Omer, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health

Assistant Professor, Emory Vaccine Center

Immune Profiling Research

Chuck Hackett, Ph.D.

Deputy Director, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

OPEN SESSION—Opportunity for Attendee Comments


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