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NIIW Presentation with Nancy Messonnier, MD

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UnitedHealthcare Nevada

2716 North Tenaya

Marlon Auditorium

Las Vegas, NV 89128

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You are cordially invited to attend an informative presentation with Nancy Messonnier, M.D., (CAPT, USPHS, RET) Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) at the CDC. Dr. Messonnier will provide an overview of infant immunizations including the importance of pediatric flu vaccine and staying on schedule, and there will be time for a Q & A session. We hope you will join us for this exclusive opportunity. While this event is free of charge, RSVPs are required. Special thanks to UnitedHealthcare for hosting this event.

About National Infant Immunization Week:
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to promote the benefits of immunizations and to improve the health of children two years old or younger. Since 1994, local and state health departments, national immunization partners, healthcare professionals, community leaders from across the United States, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have worked together through NIIW to highlight the positive impact of vaccination on the lives of infants and children, and to call attention to immunization achievements.

About Dr. Messonnier:
Since beginning her public health career in 1995 as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer in the National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID), Dr. Messonnier has held a number of leadership posts across CDC and within NCIRD. She served as Deputy Director for NCIRD from October 2014 through March 2016 and led the Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch in NCIRD’s Division of Bacterial Diseases since its formation in 2007 through 2012.

Dr. Messonnier has provided critical leadership to CDC’s cross-cutting laboratory, global health, and surveillance initiatives. Dr. Messonnier has been a champion for prevention and control of bacterial meningitis in the United States—from drafting the initial recommendations for meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine use in those heading for college, to the introduction of meningococcal conjugate vaccines for routine use in teens. Dr. Messonnier received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and MD from the University of Chicago School of Medicine. She completed internal medicine residency training at the University of Pennsylvania.

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