Online Program

Pertussis and Pneumonia Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Participants will obtain an understanding the effectiveness of using Census-tract demogographic information to predict rates of pertussis. Similarly, the best practices for reducing pertussis among infants and the prevalence of pediatric pneumonia in Israel will be discussed.
Session Objectives: Describe the effectiveness of using Census Tract-level demographic and socioeconomic variables to predict pertussis rates. Define best practices to reduce pertussis exposure among infants Identify the prevalence of pediatric occult pneumonia in Israel in 2010.
Sonja S. Hutchins, MD, MPH, DrPH

Introductory Remarks
Pertussis hospitalizations among Oregon infants, february 2009 – september 2012   
Juventila Liko, MD, MPH, Laura Reynolds, RN, BSN, MPH and Paul R. Cieslak, MD
Predictors of pertussis vaccination among children aged 19-35 months in the United States, 2010-2011   
Richard DeClue, MPH, PhD(c), Sarah Patrick, MPH, PhD and Jing Wang, PhD
Concluding Remarks

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