Online Program

Communication in Vaccine Law and Policy Creation and Enforcement

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 11:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Ross Silverman, JD, MPH, Department of Health Policy & Management, Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Learning Areas:

Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Communication and informatics
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Analyze the ethical concerns raised when public health advocates and policymakers advance child immunization policy through messaging that includes denormalization Explain the legal and ethical grounds in favor of and against elimination of childhood immunization exemptions Describe the range of statutory and regulatory changes occurring in vaccine law during the last 18 months.

Keyword(s): Immunizations, Policy/Policy Development

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I've published extensively on the subject of vaccine law, policy, and ethics, including articles this year in JAMA, New England Journal of Medicine, and Chest.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.