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Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH

Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH

Pediatrics-Inpatient

On staff since May 1973

Children's Title: Associate Medical Director-Quality Improvement

Academic Title: Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Professor Epidemiology

Edgar K. Marcuse, MD, MPH is Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington. He is an academic general pediatrician with special interest in immunization (policy, practice, ethics, economics, and vaccinology) and quality improvement (application of lean principles, implementation of evidence-based medicine, and the impact of culture on quality).

Edgar K. Marcuse, MD, MPH is Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington. He is an academic general pediatrician with special interest in immunization (policy, practice, ethics, economics, and vaccinology) and quality improvement (application of lean principles, implementation of evidence-based medicine, and the impact of culture on quality). He received his BA from Oberlin, his MD from Stanford, did his pediatric residency at Boston and Seattle Childrens, served in the CDC's Epidemiology Intelligence Services as a Medical Epidemiologist assigned to WA State, and completed a fellowship in epidemiology and received his MPH from UW. He worked as a clinician and medical administrator at Seattle Childrens Hospital from 1973-2014. Nationally Dr. Marcuse has served as a member and Chair of the United States Department of Health and Human Services National Vaccine Advisory Committee, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases (Red Book), Associate Editor of the Red Book, Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Immunization Advisory Team, a member of the CDCs Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice, a member of the Institute of Medicines Committee on the National Vaccine Plan, and currently serves on the FDAs Vaccines and Related Biologics Advisory Committee.

Dr. Marcuse has authored over 100 publications relating to immunization, general pediatrics, and public health. His license plate is DTAP IPV.

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics

Medical/Professional School

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford
University of Washington School of Public Health , Seattle

Residency

Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston
Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle

Research Description

I have had a career-long interest in vaccinology, immunization practice, policy, ethics and economics. My current focus is on vaccine safety; immunization hesitancy and resistance, immunization mandates, exemptions, and related ethical issues; and on issues related to access to immunization.

Research Focus Area

Immunizations

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
Cynthia Shurtleff Leadership Award WithinReach 2014
CDC Childhood Immunization Champion, Washington State Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2013
Special Achievement Award for advocacy of an immunization bill to maximize vaccine rates by requiring counseling prior to claiming a personal belief exemption American Academy of Pediatrics 2013
Martin H. Smith Award for exceptional contributions toward childhood immunizations Every Child By Two 2011
Richard Molteni Award for Quality and Professionalism Seattle Children's Medical Staff 2010
Little School Service Award 1987
Outstanding Teacher, Clinical Faculty 1974 - 1975
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society 1967
Harold K. Faber Pediatric Award 1967

Publications

  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    The enigma of alternative childhood immunization schedules: what are the questions?
    JAMA Pediatrics , 2013 Jan. 21 : published online
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Window or mirror: social networks role in immunization decisions
    Pediatrics , 2013 : 131(5)e1619-20
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Rethinking Vaccine Policy Making in an Era of Vaccine Hesitancy: Time to Rebuild, Not Remodel?
    Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics , 2013 : 9(12)1-2
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Association of Vaccine-related Attitudes and Beliefs Between Parents and Health Care Providers
    Vaccine , 2013 : 31(41)4591-4595
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Are Recent Medical Graduates More Skeptical of Vaccines?
    Vaccines , 2013 : 1(2)154-166
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Prudent personal belief exemption policies
    Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine , 2012 : 166(12)1093-97
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Parental Delay or Refusal of Vaccine Doses, Childhood Vaccination Coverage at 24 Months of Age, and the Health Belief Model
    Public Health Reports , 2011 : 126(Suppl 2)135-146
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Methods for developing evidence-based recommendations by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Vaccine , 2011 : 29(49)9171-9176
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Developing vaccine policy: attributes of "Just Policy" and a proposed template to guide decision-making
    Vaccine , 2011 : 29(44)7577-7578
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Reflections on U.S. Immunization Challenges: Lady Montague, Where Are You? (editorial)
    Pediatrics , 2011 : 128(6)1192-1194
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Washington State Pediatricians Attitudes Towards Alternative Childhood Immunization Schedules
    Pediatrics , 2011 : 128(6)1094-99
  • Opel DJ, Diekema DS, Marcuse EK
    Assuring research integrity in the wake of Wakefield.
    BMJ (Clinical research ed.) , 2011 : 342: d2
  • Smith PJ, Humiston SG, Marcuse EK, Zhao Z, Dorell CG, Howes C, Hibbs B
    Parental delay or refusal of vaccine doses, childhood vaccination coverage at 24 months of age, and the Health Belief Model.
    Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974) , 2011 : 126(Suppl 2): 135-46
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Priorities for the National Vaccine Plan
    The National Academies Press , 2010
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Priorities for the National Vaccine Plan
    The National Academy Press , 2010
  • Lantos JD, Jackson MA, Opel DJ, Marcuse EK, Myers AL, Connelly BL
    Controversies in vaccine mandates.
    Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care , 2010 : 40(3): 38-58
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Jack M. Docter, 1915-2008
    King County Medical Society Bulletin , 2009 Mar.
  • Shurtleff DB, Loeser JD, Avellino AM, Duguay S, Englund JA, Marcuse EK, Peterson D
    Haemophilus influenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in children with cerebrospinal fluid shunts.
    Pediatric neurosurgery , 2009 : 45: 276-80
  • Opel DJ, Diekema DS, Lee NR, Marcuse EK
    Social marketing as a strategy to increase immunization rates.
    Archives of pediatrics and adolescent medicine , 2009 : 163: 432-7
  • Opel DJ, Diekema DS, Marcuse EK
    A critique of criteria for evaluating vaccines for inclusion in mandatory school immunization programs.
    Pediatrics , 2008 Aug. : 122(2)e504-10
  • Taylor JA, Rietberg K, Greenfield L, Bibus D, Yasuda K, Marcuse EK, Duchin JS
    Effectiveness of a physician peer educator in improving the quality of immunization services for young children in primary care practices.
    Vaccine , 2008 Aug. : 264256-61
  • Salmon DA, Pan WK, Omer SB, Navar AM, Orenstein W, Marcuse EK, Taylor J, deHart MP, Stokley S, Carter T, Halsey NA
    Vaccine knowledge and practices of primary care providers of exempt vs. vaccinated children.
    Human vaccines , 2008 July : 4(4)286-91
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management, Shiffman RN, Marcuse EK, Moyer VA, Neuspiel DR, Hodgson ES, Glade G, Harbaugh N Jr, Miller MR, Sevilla X, Simpson L, Takata G
    Toward transparent clinical policies.
    Pediatrics , 2008 Mar. : 121(3)643-6
  • Zerr DM, Englund JA, Robertson AS, Marcuse EK, Garrison MM, Christakis DA
    Hospital-based influenza vaccination of children: an opportunity to prevent subsequent hospitalization.
    Pediatrics , 2008 Feb. : 121345-8
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Vaccines and Immunization
    in Mayer and Pizer (eds), Social Ecology of Infectious Diseases , 2008
  • Garbutt J, Brownstein DR, Klein EJ, Waterman A, Krauss MJ, Marcuse EK, Hazel E, Dunagan WC, Fraser V, Gallagher TH
    Reporting and disclosing medical errors: pediatricians' attitudes and behaviors.
    Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine , 2007 Feb. : 161179-85
  • Kroger AT, Atkinson WL, Marcuse EK, Pickering LK, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    General recommendations on immunization: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
    MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports / Centers for Disease Control , 2006 Dec. 1 : 55(RR-15)1-48
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). General recommendations on immunization
    MMWR , 2006 : 55(RR-15)
  • Cohen AL, Rivara F, Marcuse EK, McPhillips H, Davis R
    Are language barriers associated with serious medical events in hospitalized pediatric patients?
    Pediatrics , 2005 Sept. : 116575-9
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Variation in inpatient diagnostic testing and management of bronchiolitis
    Pediatrics , 2005 : 115878-884
  • Poland GA, Marcuse EK
    Vaccine availability in the US: problems and solutions.
    Nature immunology , 2004 Dec. : 51195-8
  • Liu LL, Gallaher MM, Davis RL, Rutter CM, Lewis TC, Marcuse EK
    Use of a respiratory clinical score among different providers.
    Pediatric pulmonology , 2004 Mar. : 37(3)243-8
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    A classification of recommendations for clinical practice guidelines
    Pediatrics , 2004 : 114(3)874-877
  • Klein EJ, Jackson JC, Kratz L, Marcuse EK, McPhillips HA, Shugerman RP, Watkins S, Stapleton FB
    Teaching professionalism to residents.
    Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges , 2003 Jan. : 26-34
  • Offit PA, Quarles J, Gerber MA, Hackett CJ, Marcuse EK, Kollman TR, Gellin BG, Landry S
    Addressing parents' concerns: do multiple vaccines overwhelm or weaken the infant's immune system?
    Pediatrics , 2002 Jan. : 124-9
  • Zerr DM, Heath J, Riggert D, Marcuse EK
    Congenital rubella infection control problem (letter).
    Pediatrics , 2001 Dec. : 1389-90
  • Wilson CB, Marcuse EK
    Vaccine safety--vaccine benefits: science and the public's perception.
    Nature reviews. Immunology , 2001 Nov. : 160-5
  • McPhillips HA, Davis RL, Marcuse EK, Taylor JA
    The rotavirus vaccine's withdrawal and physicians' trust in vaccine safety mechanisms.
    Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine , 2001 Sept. : 1051-6
  • Melzer SM, Molteni RA, Marcuse EK, Rivara FP
    Characteristics and financial performance of a pediatric faculty inpatient attending service: a resource-based relative value scale analysis.
    Pediatrics , 2001 July : 79-84
  • Feudtner C, Marcuse EK
    Ethics and immunization policy: promoting dialogue to sustain consensus.
    Pediatrics , 2001 May : 1158-64
  • McPhillips H, Marcuse EK
    Vaccine safety.
    Current problems in pediatrics , 2001 Apr, : 91-121
  • Kollmann TR, Klein EJ, Stefanelli CB, Marcuse EK
    Purified protein derivative anergy in Kawasaki disease.
    The Pediatric infectious disease journal , 2001 Jan. : 81-2
  • Gellin BG, Maibach EW, Marcuse EK
    Do parents understand immunizations? A national telephone survey.
    Pediatrics , 2000 Nov. : 1097-102
  • Klein EJ, Marcuse EK, Jackson JC, Watkins S, Hudgins L
    The pediatric intern retreat: 20-year evolution of a continuing investment.
    Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges , 2000 Aug. : 853-7
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Adult immunization programs in nontraditional settings: quality standards and guidance for program evaluation a report of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee
    MMWR , 2000 : 49((RR-1))1-13
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Strategies to sustain success in childhood immunization
    JAMA , 1999 : 282363-370
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Lessons learned from a review of the development of selected vaccines
    Pediatrics , 1999 : 104942-950
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Measles
    in Burg FD, Dolin RA, Ingelfinger JR, Wald ER (eds), Current Pediatric Therapy , 1999
  • Marcuse EK
    United States vaccine research: a delicate fabric of public and private collaboration (letter)
    Pediatrics , 1998 Oct. 1 : 1002-3
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Ethical issues in the vaccination of children
    In Burgio GR and Lantos JD (eds), Primum Non Nocere, Today, 2nd Ed. , 1998
  • Kwan-Gett TS, Lozano P, Mullin K, Marcuse EK
    One-year experience with an inpatient asthma clinical pathway.
    Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine , 1997 July : 684-9
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    U.S. vaccine research: a delicate fabric of public and private collaboration
    Pediatrics , 1997 : 100942-950
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    MMR2 at 4-5 years and 10-12 years of age. A comparison of adverse clinical events following immunization in the Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD) Project
    Pediatrics , 1997 : 100767-771
  • Marcuse EK, MacDonald NE
    Vaccine injury--no reports (letter).
    Pediatrics , 1997 : 99144
  • Marcuse EK, MacDonald NE
    Neurologic injury after vaccination in buttocks (letter)
    CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne , 1996 Aug. : 374
  • Grabowsky M, Orenstein WA, Marcuse EK
    The critical role of provider practices in undervaccination.
    Pediatrics , 1996 May : 735-7
  • Marcuse EK
    Rhett Butler and the superior physician.
    The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice / American Board of Family Practice , 1995 July : 335-7
  • Marcuse EK, Davis RL, Rodewald LE
    Adequacy of well-child care and immunization (letter).
    JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association , 1995 May : 1580
  • Lozano P, Biggs VM, Sibley BJ, Smith TM, Marcuse EK, Bergman AB
    Advocacy training during pediatric residency.
    Pediatrics , 1994 Oct. : 532-6
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    State and local impediments to childhood immunization services
    National Vaccine Program, Department of Health and Human Services , 1994 Mar.
  • MacDonald NE, Marcuse EK
    Neurologic injury after vaccination: buttocks as injection site (letter).
    CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne , 1994 Feb. : 326
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Does immunization in the buttocks cause sciatic nerve injury? (letter)
    Pediatrics , 1994 : 93351
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Screening for tuberculosis in infants and children
    Pediatrics , 1994 : 94131-134
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Recommended timing of routine measles immunization for children who have recently received immune globulin preparations
    Pediatrics , 1994 : 93682-685
  • Marcuse EK
    US immunization system Rx: install new components.
    American journal of diseases of children (1960) , 1993 Aug. : 813-5
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Acellular pertussis vaccine: an update on recommendations for use as the fourth and fifth doses
    AAP News , 1993 June
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Vitamin A treatment of measles
    Pediatrics , 1993 : 911014-1015
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    The use of oral acyclovir in otherwise healthy children with varicella
    Pediatrics , 1993 : 91674-676
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Use of ribavirin in the treatment of respiratory syncytial virus infection
    Pediatrics , 1993 : 92501-504
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Standards for pediatric immunization practices
    JAMA , 1993 : 291817-1822
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccines: recommendations for immunization with recently and previously licensed vaccines
    Pediatrics , 1993 : 92480-489
  • Wright JA, Marcuse EK
    Immunization practices of Washington State pediatricians--1989.
    American journal of diseases of children (1960) , 1992 Sept. : 1033-6
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Access to childhood immunizations: recommendations and strategies for action
    National Vaccine Program, Department of Health and Human Services , 1992 Apr,
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Guidelines for the prevention of group B streptococcal (GBS) infection by chemoprophylaxis
    Pediatrics , 1992 : 90775-778
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Universal hepatitis B immunization
    Pediatrics , 1992 : 89798-800
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Chemotherapy for tuberculosis in infants and children
    Pediatrics , 1992 : 89161-165
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Acellular pertussis vaccines: recommendations for use as the fourth and fifth doses
    Pediatrics , 1992 : 90121-123
  • Wentz KR, Marcuse EK
    Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine and serious neurologic illness: an updated review of the epidemiologic evidence.
    Pediatrics , 1991 Mar. : 287-97
  • Marcuse EK
    Age of initiation of Haemophilus b immunization (letter reply).
    The Pediatric infectious disease journal , 1991 Mar. : 260
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    The measles epidemic: the problems, barriers and recommendations
    JAMA , 1991 : 2661547-1552
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    The relationship between pertussis vaccine and brain damage: reassessment
    Pediatrics , 1991 : 88397-400
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Treatment of Lyme borreliosis
    Pediatrics , 1991 : 88176-179
  • Marcuse EK, Wentz KR
    The NCES reconsidered: summary of a 1989 workshop. National Childhood Encephalopathy Study.
    Vaccine , 1990 Dec. : 531-5
  • Feldman KW, Marcuse EK, Springer DA
    Nutritional rickets in an urban pediatric office.
    American family physician , 1990 Nov. : 1311-8
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Parvovirus, erythema infectiosum, and pregnancy
    Pediatrics , 1990 : 85131-133
  • Marcuse EK
    Why wait for DTP-E-IPV?
    American journal of Diseases of Children , 1989 Sept. : 1006-7
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Measles: reassessment of current immunization policy
    Pediatrics , 1989 : 841110-1113
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccines: Update
    Pediatrics , 1989 : 84384-387
  • Daum RS, Marcuse EK, Giebink GS, Hall CB, Lepow ML, McCracken GH Jr, Peter G, Phillips CF, Wright HT Jr, Plotkin SA
    Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines: lessons from the past.
    Pediatrics , 1988 June : 893-7
  • Holt VL, Coombs JB, Marcuse EK
    Family practitioners' immunization consent practice. Washington State, 1986.
    The Western journal of medicine , 1988 Apr, : 477-9
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccines
    Pediatrics , 1988 : 81908-911
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Treatment of bacterial meningitis
    Pediatrics , 1988 : 81904-907
  • Holt VL, Marcuse EK, Coombs J
    Pediatricians' immunization consent practices in Washington state.
    American journal of diseases of children (1960) , 1987 July : 734-5
  • Ramsey BW, Marcuse EK, Foy HM, Cooney MK, Allan I, Brewer D, Smith AL
    Use of bacterial antigen detection in the diagnosis of pediatric lower respiratory tract infections.
    Pediatrics , 1986 July : 1-9
  • Marcuse EK, Quan L
    Radiograph for coin ingestion (letter)
    Annals of emergency medicine , 1986 Apr, : 511-2
  • Quan L, Marcuse EK
    The epidemiology and treatment of radial head subluxation.
    American journal of diseases of children (1960) , 1985 Dec. : 1194-7
  • Kastner LS, Marcuse EK, McGuire TL, Rothenberg MB
    A method for the teaching of interviewing skills.
    American journal of diseases of children (1960) , 1985 Sept. : 899-902
  • Brender JD, Marcuse EK, Koepsell TD, Hatch EI
    Childhood appendicitis: factors associated with perforation.
    Pediatrics , 1985 Aug. : 301-6
  • Brender JD, Weiss NS, Koepsell TD, Marcuse EK
    Fiber intake and childhood appendicitis.
    American journal of public health , 1985 Apr, : 399-400
  • Brender JD, Marcuse EK, Weiss NS, Koepsell TD
    Is childhood appendicitis familial?
    American journal of diseases of children (1960) , 1985 Apr, : 338-40
  • Marcuse EK
    Removal of cerumen (letter).
    JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association , 1984 Apr, : 1681
  • Marcuse EK
    Nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation for minor surgery?
    Pediatrics , 1982 Feb. : 168
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    A grain of salt
    Pediatrics , 1982 : 70646-647
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Diphtheria
    in Last JM (ed), Preventive Medicine and Public Health , 1980
  • Marcuse EK
    Pediatricians' immunization consent practice, Washington state.
    Pediatrics , 1979 Mar. : 419-22
  • Marcuse EK
    Can we design a better immunization mousetrap?
    Pediatrics , 1979 Mar. : 501-2
  • Ed Marcuse, MD, MPH
    Bacterial meningitis, diphtheria and pertussis.
    in Waechter EH and Blake FG (eds), Nursing Care of Childen, 9th edition , 1976
  • Marcuse EK
    Immunization: an embarrassing failure.
    Pediatrics , 1975 Oct. : 493-4
  • Hattwick MA, Marcuse EK, Britt MR, Zehmer RB, Currier RW 2nd, Elledge WN
    Skunk rabies: the risk to man--or never trust a skunk.
    American journal of public health , 1973 Dec. : 1080-5
  • Marcuse EK, Grand MG
    Epidemiology of diphtheria in San Antonio, Tex., 1970.
    JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association , 1973 Apr, : 305-10
  • Lovejoy FH Jr, Marcuse EK, Landrigan PJ
    Two examples of purpura factitia.
    Clinical pediatrics , 1971 Mar. : 183-4
  • Marcuse EK, Peterson DR, Thompson RS, Chinn N
    Retrospective survey of congenital rubella syndrome in the state of Washington, 1963-68.
    HSMHA health reports , 1971 Feb. : 161-7
  • Marcuse EK
    A rubella tarantella.
    JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association , 1970 Dec. : 2061

Presentations

Presentations Title Event Location Date
Understanding and Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Northwest Center for Public Health Practice webinar Dec. 2011
Understanding and Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy NW Public Health Leadership Institute webinar Oct. 2011
Rising to the Occasion: Strategies for Communicating with Vaccine Hesitant Parents Pediatric Academic Societies , , Denver, CO May 2011
There Never Was an Age of Reason: Turning the Tide on Vaccine Hesitancy 45th National Immunization Conference , , Washington, DC March 2011
Rising to the Occasion: Strategies for Communicating with Vaccine Hesitant Parents Pediatric Academic Societies , , Vancouver, BC June 2010
Lady Montague: Where Are You? Reflections on US Immunization Challenges 54th Annual Paul W. Beaven Lecture , , Rochester, NY March 2010
Lady Montague: Where Are You? Reflections on US Immunization Challenges San Antonio Health District, Infant Immunization Week San Antonio, TX May 2009
Immunization Hesitancy: A Rising Tide Schneiderman Memorial Bioethics Lecture , Irvine, CA March 2009
Vaccine Safety Pediatric Academic Societies , Honolulu, HI May 2008
Root Cause Analysis, Why? What? Where? Workshop, Pediatric Academic Societies , Honolulu, HI May 2008
The Origins of Immunization Hesitancy American Academy of Pediatrics, National Conference and Exhibition , San Francisco, CA Oct. 2007
An American Perspective on Compulsory Approaches to Vaccine Policy The Global Challenge of Vaccination: Legal Challenges, Ethical Conundrums , Philadelphia, PA March 2007
Science, Public Opinion and Policy; Sustaining Immunization Consensus: Role of the School Nurse 36th Annual Conference of School Nurses , Seattle WA July 2004
Financing Vaccines Board of Health, Seattle/King County Seattle, WA Jan. 2004
Sustaining Immunization Consensus Washington State Public Health Association Yakima, WA Oct. 2003
Science, Public Opinion and Policy: Sustaining Immunization Consensus 37th National Immunization Conference Chicago, IL March 2003
Science, Public Opinion and Policy International Workshop: Vaccination in Tomorrow’s Society, Fondation Mérieux Veyrier du Lac, France Feb. 2003
Plenary presentation – Life, liberty and the pursuit of public health: reflections on mandates and exemptions 36th National Immunization Conference Denver, CO May 2002
Immunization hesitancy: multiple Immunizations and immune overload Institute of Medicine – Immunization Safety Review Committee Seattle, WA Nov. 2001
Finding the balance: Duty to protect the public health versus an individual’s right to choose National Conference of State Legislatures’ National Health Policy Conference – Session on Vaccine Safety Seattle, WA Nov. 2001
Moderator: Plenary Session – Public Trust in Immunization 34th National Immunization Conference Washington, DC July 2000
National Immunization Teleconference CDC Feb. 1998
Organizer, Moderator: Infections in child care: managing the dilemma. Dialogue session American Academy of Pediatrics New Orleans, LA Oct. 1997
How should immunization delivery be taught? Workshop Ambulatory Pediatric Association Washington DC May 1997
Organizer, Moderator: Mini-course in pediatric infectious disease American Academy of Pediatrics San Diego, CA May 1997
Organizer, Moderator: Controversies in the management of common infectious diseases – view from the office, ED and ID service American Academy of Pediatrics Chicago, IL April 1996
Moderator: Vaccine delivery in pediatric and family practice Albert Sabin Foundation Colloquium: Vaccine Development in the Managed Care Era Cold Spring Harbor, NY Nov. 1995
Organizer, Moderator: Urinary tract infections. Dialogue Session American Academy of Pediatrics San Francisco, CA Oct. 1995
Problems in implementation of vaccines Child Health 2000 – 2nd World Congress and Exposition Vancouver, BC June 1995
Moderator, Plenary Session: Racing toward 2000 – working together as partners in prevention National Immunization Conference Los Angeles, CA May 1995
Integrating public and private sector immunization Albert Sabin Foundation Colloquium: Planning for the Next Generation of Vaccines Cold Spring Harbor, NY Dec. 1994
Immunization: promise, policy and practice Maricopa-Pima Visiting Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, Tucson and Maricopa Medical Center Phoenix, AZ Nov. 1994
Child advocacy training during pediatric residency Section Program, American Academy of Pediatrics Dallas, TX Oct. 1994
The challenge of immunization practice: obstacles and opportunities Visiting Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Valley Medical Center San Jose, CA Oct. 1994
Private provider perspective on childhood immunization initiative National Immunization Conference Charlotte, NC June 1994
The challenge of modern immunization practice in primary care National Immunization Program. Implementation of the Childhood Immunization Initiative Atlanta, GA March 1994
Pediatric immunization update Uniformed Services Pediatric Seminar Seattle, WA March 1994
Pediatric practice perspective: computerized immunization registry Section on Computers and Other Technologies, American Academy of Pediatrics Washington DC Nov. 1993
Testimony on Reinventing the federal food safety system – U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) progress in reforming meat and poultry inspection Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee of the House Government Operations Committee Washington, DC Nov. 1993
Child advocacy training in a pediatric residency workshop Ambulatory Pediatric Association Washington, DC May 1993
The elusive promise of vaccines John P. Fox Memorial Lecture, University of Washington School of Public Health Seattle, WA May 1993
Testimony on The Comprehensive Childhood Immunization Act of 1993, on behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics Joint Hearing of the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources and House Subcommittee on Health and the Environment Washington, DC April 1993
Access to childhood immunization: recommendations and strategies for action National Immunization Conference St. Louis, MO June 1992
Challenging pediatric interviews Workshop, American Academy of Pediatrics New Orleans, LA Oct. 1991
Obstacles to immunization in the private sector National Immunization Conference Washington, DC June 1991
Immunization update American Academy of Pediatrics San Diego, CA March 1991
US pediatrics, child health, and the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference on Outpatient Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine , Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China March 1991
Changes in US children's hospitals 1971-1991 National Meeting, Children's Hospital Directors Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China March 1991
Challenging pediatric interviews Workshop, American Academy of Pediatrics Boston, MA Oct. 1990
DTP and neurologic illness Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy Oct. 1990
Immunization: upshot of recent developments Plenary Session, American Academy of Pediatrics Seattle, WA May 1990
Panel member and rapporteur, Workshop on National Childhood Encephalopathy Study (NCES) Institute of Medicine , Washington, D.C. Nov. 1989
Interviewing: challenging situations Workshop, Ambulatory Pediatric Association Washington, DC May 1986
Are the clinical presentations of viral, bacterial and mycoplasma pneumonia different? Clinical Issues Section, Ambulatory Pediatric Association San Francisco, CA May 1984
Acute appendicitis: factors associated with perforation in children Plenary Session, Ambulatory Pediatric Association San Francisco, CA May 1984
Epidemiology of appendicitis: a case-control study Epidemiology Section, American Pediatric Society San Francisco, CA May 1984
Challenging interview situations in pediatrics Workshop, Ambulatory Pediatric Association Washington DC May 1983

Research Funding

Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
Evaluation of provider vaccine hesitancy intervention Group Health Research Instititute 2011