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Session: Interactive Session: Shots Across the Bow: Debates in Vaccinology
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 9:33 AM
Room: N 24
Edward Belongia, MD, Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Population Health, Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, Marshfield, WI

Edward Belongia, MD is an infectious disease epidemiologist and Director of the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Population Health at the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI) in Wisconsin. He served as a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer and was a member of the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices from 2014-18. He leads a large vaccine research team at MCRI with a particular focus on vaccine effectiveness (US Influenza VE Network) and vaccine safety (Vaccine Safety Datalink). He led the first CDC-funded study of influenza vaccine effectiveness using the test-negative design beginning in 2004-05. He has coauthored over 90 publications on influenza, including research on VE by type/subtype, repeated vaccination effects, vaccine immune response, waning protection, and safety. Dr. Belongia received his medical degree from Michigan State University, and he completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.


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