Registration for the 19th Annual Massachusetts Adult Immunization Conference is open!
This event, to be held May 20, 2014 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA attracts professionals from local public health organizations, long-term-care facilities, pharmacies, college health, hospitals, physician practices, community health centers, employers, health insurance plans, vaccine manufacturers, and more. It has proven to be a valuable venue for continued learning and interaction with key immunization experts. Last year, over 300 immunization providers came together to support statewide efforts to increase adult immunization rates in Massachusetts. The conference is sponsored by the Department of Public Health, the MA Adult Immunization Coalition, and JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.
Goal: To provide participants with the most current adult immunization information and encouraging the expansion of immunization activities in facilities, businesses and communities.
Conference Remarks: Cheryl Bartlett, RN, DPH Commissioner
Keynote Speaker: Alfred DeMaria, Jr., MD, Medical Director, DPH Bureau of Infectious Disease and State Epidemiologist
Registration: Visit the conference registration website to register now, and to find out more information about the conference! Click here: http://www.cvent.com/d/r4qqc7
Questions: If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Heather Lisinski at firstname.lastname@example.org (617) 482-9485.
Please forward this information to anyone in your network that you think might be interested in attending! The year, we are also hoping to attract more graduate students in nursing, pharmacy, medical, or public health schools to the conference. If you have contacts at any of the Massachusetts graduate schools in these disciplines, please feel free to pass along this information.
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