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DonnaLazorik  Posted by Donna Lazorik, RN, MS. Donna is the Immunization Coordinator in the Division of Epidemiology and Immunization at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

Registration for the 18th Annual Massachusetts Adult Immunization Conference is open!

This event, to be held May 21, 2013, 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 MA 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. 

Keynote Speaker: Carolyn Bridges, MD, Associate Director of Adult Immunizations, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC

Registration: Visit the conference registration website to register now, and to find out more information about the conference!

Questions: If you have questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with Shoshanna Fine at sfine@jsi.com or (617) 482-9485. 

We hope that you will join us on May 21, 2013 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA!

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