Public Health Perspectives

001:National Infant Immunization Week

April 26, 2019 Season 1 Episode 1
Public Health Perspectives
001:National Infant Immunization Week
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Public Health Perspectives
001:National Infant Immunization Week
Apr 26, 2019 Season 1 Episode 1
Melanie Flores, MSW

This episode covers National Infant Immunization Week. This annual awareness week highlights the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrates the achievements of immunization programs everywhere. During this episode we sit down with four champions of public health: 

  • Dr. Trudy Larson, Dean and trained Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist from the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR)
  • Shannon Bennett, Immunization Program Manager at the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health
  • Heidi Parker, Executive Director of Immunize Nevada
  • Megan Schwarzrock, Health Educator at Early Head Start, Pediatric Nurse, and parent of three young children 

For more information on National Infant Immunization Week go to https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niiw/index.html or https://immunizenevada.org/

This podcast is brought to you by the School of Community Health Sciences and the Nevada Public Health Training Center at the University of Nevada, Reno, https://www.unr.edu/public-health.

Show Notes

This episode covers National Infant Immunization Week. This annual awareness week highlights the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrates the achievements of immunization programs everywhere. During this episode we sit down with four champions of public health: 

  • Dr. Trudy Larson, Dean and trained Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist from the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR)
  • Shannon Bennett, Immunization Program Manager at the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health
  • Heidi Parker, Executive Director of Immunize Nevada
  • Megan Schwarzrock, Health Educator at Early Head Start, Pediatric Nurse, and parent of three young children 

For more information on National Infant Immunization Week go to https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niiw/index.html or https://immunizenevada.org/

This podcast is brought to you by the School of Community Health Sciences and the Nevada Public Health Training Center at the University of Nevada, Reno, https://www.unr.edu/public-health.

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