Adult Immunization Leadership Summit a Success – Agenda

Increasing Adult Immunization A New Jersey Leadership Summit
November 4, 2015 Princeton University

8:00

Registration and continental breakfast

8:30

Introductions
Margaret Fisher, MD, FAAP – Co-chair New Jersey Immunization Network

Welcome
Cathleen D. Bennett, JD – Acting Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Health

8:45

The Public Health Case for Adult Immunization in New Jersey and Beyond
Christina Tan, MD, MPH – NJ Assistant Commissioner for Epidemiology, Environmental and Occupational Health; State
Epidemiologist
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9:30

The Impact of Illness Among Adults and the Potential Impact of Vaccination Carolyn Bridges, MD – Associate Director of Adult Immunizations, Immunization Services Division, National
Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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10:15

Break

10:30

Building a Culture of Health: Putting Equity Front and Center
Dwayne C. Proctor, Ph.D. – Senior Adviser to the President and Director, Health Equity Portfolio,
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Addressing the Disparity of Adult Immunizations: State and Community Partnership Models
M. Carolyn Daniels, MEd, DHSc – Director of the Office of Minority and Multicultural Health, New
Jersey Department of Health
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11:15

American College of Physicians – I Raise the Rates panel discussion
Rebecca N. Gehring, MPH – Associate for Quality Improvement, Center for Quality, American College of Physicians
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Bernard Rosof, MD, MACP – CEO, QHC Advisory Group, LLC; Immediate Past Chair of the Board of
Directors, Huntington Hospital (North Shore-LIJ Health System); Chair,
Medicine Round Table on Health Literacy; Past Chair of the Board of
Regents, American College of Physicians; and Co-Chair, I Raise the Rates
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John H. O’Neill Jr., DO, FACP – General Internist, Bayview Internal Medicine; Chair, ACP
Immunization Technical Advisory Committee; former Governor of the ACP Delaware Chapter
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12:00

Lunch

1:00

Breakout Session 1 – Immunizing Healthcare Workers Location: Bowl 1
Moderator: Barbara Montana, MD, MPH, FACP – Medical Director, Communicable Disease Service, New
Jersey Department of Health
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Amy Behrman, MD, FACP, FACOEM – Director, Occupational Medicine Services, Hospital of the
University of Pennsylvania and Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
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Todd Phillips, MD – Chief Medical Officer, Monmouth Medical Center: Southern Campus, Barnabas
Health System
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Eileen Taylor – Infection Preventionist, St. Francis Medical Center
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Tanisha Taylor, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM – Senior Medical Director, Barnabas Corporate Health,
Barnabas Health System
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Breakout Session 2 – Making It Work: I Raise the Rates in New Jersey Location: Dodds Auditorium
Moderator: Rebecca N. Gehring, MPH – Associate for Quality Improvement, Center for Quality, American College of Physicians
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Maria C. Lanzi, MS, MPH, APN-BC – Chair, Adult Immunization Working Group of the New Jersey
Immunization Network; Advisory Board Member, I Raise the Rates; and Member of the Adult
Immunization Working Group, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
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Steven Peskin, MD, MBA, FACP – Senior Medical Director, Horizon Healthcare Innovations, Horizon
Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ; Governor, NJ Southern ACP Chapter

Sara L. Wallach, MD, FACP – Chair and Program Director, Department of Medicine, St. Francis Medical
Center, Trenton, NJ; Former Governor, NJ Northern ACP Chapter
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Kathleen Willis, MD, FABC – Medical Director at the Louisiana State University Lallie Kemp Medical
Center, Independence, LA; Director of Provider Services for the LSU Health Care Services Division;
and Chair of the LSU HCSD Medical Home Executive Committee
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Breakout Session 3 – Building the Immunization Neighborhood: Forging Connections Among Immunizers
Location: Bowl 2
Moderator: Sindy Paul, MD, MPH, FACPM – Medical Director, NJ Board of Medical Examiners
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Douglas Shenson, MD, MPH, MS, MA – Associate Clinical Professor of Epidemiology & Public Health,
Yale School of Medicine
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Kevin Sumner – Health Officer/Director, Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission
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Joseph P. Tarallo, Jr., RPh – Owner, Park Plaza Pharmacy; Past President and Chairman of the Board
of Trustees, New Jersey Pharmacists Association
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Breakout Session 4 – Going Viral – New Communication Ideas for Creating a Culture of Immunization
Location: Room 35
Moderator: Diane Carroll – Director, New Jersey Immunization Network

Sandi Smith, PhD – Director of the Health and Risk Communication Center and Professor, Department
of Communication, Michigan State University
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Monique M. Turner, PhD, MA – Associate Professor, Department of Prevention and Community Health,
George Washington University School of Public Health
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J. Carlos Velázquez, MA – President of Community Engagement, HMA Associates, Washington, DC
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2:30

Break

2:45

Plenary Session: Conference Recommendations for Increasing Adult Immunization in New
Jersey – Group Discussion
Location: Dodds Auditorium
Moderator: Diane Carroll – Director, New Jersey Immunization Network

3:45

Adjourn