726. Group Leader
Session: Poster Discussion Round: Vaccines
Friday, October 21, 2011: 12:35 PM
Room: Poster Hall B1

Emmanuel Walter, MD, MPH, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Emmanuel B. Walter MD, MPH
Dr Walter received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his doctorate in medicine from the University of Maryland where he also completed a residency in pediatrics. He finished a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Duke University and subsequently received a Masters Degree in Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is currently a professor in the department of pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center and has been a member of the Duke Children’s Primary Care Pediatric Practice for 19 years. He is also an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology of the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health. Dr Walter currently directs the Duke Translational Medicine Institute Clinical Vaccine Unit and is co-director of the Duke Primary Care Research Consortium. He is an investigator for the Duplin County, North Carolina National Children’s Study Vanguard Site and is a site principal investigator for the Durham County, North Carolina National Children’s Expanded Vanguard Study Site. Dr Walter’s research is primarily focused on disease prevention in children through immunization.

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