February 2013

History of Vaccines Blog


Anne Schuchat: Slings, Arrows, Outrage, and Fortune

February 28, 2013

Anne Schuchat, MD, CDCWe at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia were honored to host Anne Schuchat, MD, Acting Director, CDC’s Center for Global Health, on February 26. 2013. Dr. Schuchat was here to accept—symbolically, because as a government employee, she was unable to receive the actual medal—the Jonathan E. Rhoads Medal.

Sequester Effects on Vaccine Programs and Public Health

February 27, 2013

FEMA/Bill KoplitzThanks to Joshua Prasad, MPH student at Drexel University School of Public Health, for putting together the information from the White House in an easy-to-read way.

C. Everett Koop 1916-2013

February 25, 2013

C. Everett Koop. The College of Physicians of PhiladelphiaToday we received the sad news that C. Everett Koop, MD, ScD, died in New Hampshire.

Plotkin and Offit in Top Ten Most Influential in Vaccines

February 25, 2013

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