October 2007 NVAC Meeting Minutes
National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC)
October 22–23, 2007, Meeting Minutes
The Committee heard presentations on a variety of issues and received reports from Subcommittees and Working Groups on both days of the meeting. Several presentations focused on aspects of adult immunization (such as vaccination coverage among adults and attitudes about, and barriers to, adult immunization). The first day of the meeting also featured a report from the Adolescent Immunization Working Group and presentations on the National Vaccine Plan, the Vaccines for Children’s (VFC) pediatric vaccine stockpile, and the draft Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Prioritization. In addition to reports from agency, department, and stakeholder liaisons, the second meeting day featured a report from the Vaccine Financing Working Group as well as each of the three Subcommittees.
Gary L. Freed, M.D., M.P.H.—Chairperson
Jon R. Almquist, M.D.
Guthrie S. Birkhead, M.D., M.P.H.
Richard D. Clover, M.D.
Mark Feinberg, M.D.
Jaime Fergie, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Lance K. Gordon, Ph.D.
Sharon G. Humiston, M.D., M.P.H.
Charles Lovell, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.P.
Christine Nevin-Woods, D.O., M.P.H.
Andrew Pavia, M.D.
Laura E. Riley, M.D.
Adele E. Young, Ph.D.
Bruce G. Gellin, M.D., M.P.H., Director, National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO)
Norman Baylor, M.D., United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Neal Brandes, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
George Curlin, M.D., National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Geoffrey Evans, M.D., Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Jeffrey A. Kelman, M.MSc., M.D., Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Rear Admiral (USPHS) Anne Schuchat, M.D., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Ronald O. Valdiserri, M.D., M.P.H., Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)