The Road to Immunity During COVID-19 – Developing and Distributing a Vaccine

Opportunity Overview

June 10, 2020; 5:00 pm- 6:30 pm EDT

This is a virtual event.

 

Together, the American Public Health Association and National Academy of Medicine will hold a timely webinar on understanding what, if any, COVID-19 immunity exists, and the journey to developing and distributing a vaccine for COVID-19, looking comparatively at the road to immunity for previous pathogens.

Agenda

5:00 pm | Welcome

  • Victor J. Dzau, President, National Academy of Medicine

 

5:05 pm | Update on U.S. Government Vaccine Initiatives

  • John R. Mascola – Director, Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

 

5:15 pm | Moderator Introduction

  • Paul A. Offit (Moderator) – Director, Vaccine Education Center and attending physician, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

 

5:20 pm | Vaccines 101

  • Kathleen M. Neuzil – Myron M. Levine, MD Professor in Vaccinology and Director, Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine

 

5:35 pm | How Does the Search for a COVID-19 Vaccine Compare to a “Normal” Vaccine?

  • Richard J. Hatchett – Chief Executive Officer, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)

 

5:50 pm | Scale-Up, Distribution, and Manufacturing to Ensure a Vaccine for Everyone

  • Seth Berkley – Chief Executive Officer, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance

 

6:05 pm | Q&A With Audience

 

6:20 pm | Addressing Misinformation and Vaccine Hesitancy

  • Paul A. Offit (Moderator) – Director, Vaccine Education Center and attending physician, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

 

6:30 pm | Adjourn

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