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Thank you all who attended the 2014 conference!
It was a great success with approximately
400 people in attendance. 

2014 NH Immunization Conference

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Radisson Hotel ~ Manchester, NH

The NH Immunization Program was proud to present two special guest speakers...

Seth Mnookin is the Associate Director of MIT's Graduate Program in Science Writing. His most recent book, The Panic Virus: The True Story Behind the Vaccine-Autism Controversy, won the National Association of Science Writers 2012 “Science in Society” Award and the New England chapter of the American Medical Writers Association’s Will Solimene Award for Excellence. He is also the author of the 2006 New York Times bestseller Feeding the Monster: How Money, Smarts, and Nerve Took a Team to the Top, which chronicles the challenges and triumphs of the John Henry-Tom Werner ownership group of the Boston Red Sox. His first book, 2004′s Hard News: The Scandals at The New York Times and Their Meaning for American Media, was a Washington Post Best Book of the Year.

Since 2005, Seth has been a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, where he’s written about the American media presence in Iraq, Bloomberg News, and Stephen Colbert. In 2002 and 2003, he was a senior writer at Newsweek, where he wrote the media column “Raw Copy” and also covered politics and popular culture. His blog on science, medicine, and media is part of the Public Library of Science (PLOS) Blog Network.

His work has appeared in numerous publications, including New York, Wired, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Spin, Slate, and Salon.com. A former music columnist for The New York Observer, he began his journalism career as a rock critic for the now-defunct webzine Addicted to Noise and has also worked as a crime reporter at The Palm Beach Post, a city hall reporter at the Forward, a presidential campaign reporter at Brill’s Content, and a jack-of-all-trades at Inside.com. He graduated from Harvard College in 1994 with a degree in History and Science, and was a 2004 Joan Shorenstein Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. A native of Newton, Massachusetts, he and his wife currently live in Brookline with their nine-year-old dog, their four-year-old son, and their two-year-old daughter.

Dr. Carolyn Bridges is the Associate Director of Adult Immunizations in the Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control. A board-certified internal medicine physician, Dr. Bridges was in clinical practice before joining the CDC as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer in 1996 working primarily on influenza. She has held a number of different positions at CDC working on influenza and other vaccine preventable diseases and transitioned to her current position in 2011 as the Associate Director of Adult Immunizations. Her career in public health has included research and policy on influenza prevention and control, vaccine effectiveness, and transmission, and improving coverage for recommended adult vaccines.

For questions or more information, please contact Lori Walter at 603-573-3306 or nhip@jsi.com

This conference is hosted by: NH Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, NH Immunization Program
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