The Science, Ethics and Politics of Vaccine Mandates

Penn Center for Bioethics

University of Pennsylvania

CENTER for BIOETHICS

Sponsored by:
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
The University of Pennsylvania Health System
The Society for Health Care Epidemiology of America
Center for Vaccine Ethics and Policy
Presents
The Science, Ethics and Politics of
Vaccine Mandates
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
9:00am – 4:00pm

Location of Conference
University of Pennsylvania campus
Biomedical Research Building Auditorium
421 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(http://www.med.upenn.edu/bgs/maps_directions.shtml)

P R O G R A M
8:00am-9:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am-9:15am – Welcome –
Arthur Caplan, PhD – Penn, Director, Center for Bioethics
Neil Fishman, MD – HUP Epidemiology & Infectious Disease
Sue Coffin, MD, MPH – CHOP Infectious Diseases

9:15am-10:00am A Brief History of Vaccine Mandates
Jason Schwartz, MBE, AM
History and Sociology of Science and Center for Bioethics University of Pennsylvania

10:00am-11:00am Tom Talbot, MD, MPH, Vanderbilt
Mandates for Health Care Workers

11:00am-11:15am – Break –

11:15am -12:15pm Panel on Health Care Worker Vaccine Mandates
Arthur Caplan, PhD – Moderator
Neil Fishman, MD – HUP Epidemiology & Infectious Disease
Chris Feudtner, MD – CHOP, Pediatrics
Amy Behrman, MD – HUP, Director, Occupational Medicine
Megan Lindley, MPH – Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Mavis Bechtle, RN – University Hospital Cincinnati
Eileen Avery, RN – NY State Nurses Association

12:15pm – 1:15pm – Lunch Break (on your own) –

1:15pm – 2:00pm Vaccine Mandates – A Government Perspective
Moderator, David Curry, Center for Vaccine Ethics and Policy
Donald Schwartz, M.D. City of Philadelphia Health Commissioner (invited)

2:00pm – 3:00pm Vaccine mandates for children–a panel discussion
Paul Offit, MD – Moderator CHOP – Chief, Section Infectious Diseases
Eddy Bresnitz, MD – Merck Vaccines & Infectious Diseases and former Health Commissioner of New Jersey
Sue Coffin, MD, MPH – CHOP, Infectious Diseases
Dan Salmon, PhD – Dept. Health and Human Services – Vaccines Safety
Amy Wishner, MSN, RN – Pennsylvania Immunization Education Program

3:00pm – 4:00pm Mandating HPV Vaccine
Isabelle Claxton – GlaxoSmithKline-
Public Policy & Advocacy-Vaccines Division

James Colgrove, PhD – Columbia University Public Health (invited)
Diane Harper, MD – Dir. Gynecologic Cancer Prevention- Dartmouth
Kristen Feemster, MD CHOP

4:00pm – 4:45pm Summary and future directions
Arthur Caplan, PhD – Penn, Director, Center for Bioethics
Neil Fishman, MD – HUP, Epidemiology & Infectious Disease
Legend:
CHOP = Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
HUP = Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.