Missouri Immunization Conference | June 20-23, 2022 | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm CDT (Daily)

The Missouri Immunization Conference brings together bright minds to give talks that are idea-focused on a wide range of subjects related to immunizations in today’s landscape to foster learning and inspiration, as well as to provoke conversations that matter. Registration is free for MIC members who are not pursuing continuing education credits. Members interested in pursuing continuing education credits receive a registration discount. Every attendee receives a small gift, a token of appreciation for joining us at this year’s conference. Expect door prizes as well! We hope to see you at Missouri Immunization Conference 2022! 

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Conference Schedule

Monday (June 20th)

11:00 am CDT
Effects of COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy on Routine Vaccinations
Dr. Amruta Padhye, MD
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics

12:20 pm CDT
Equitable Access to Vaccinations
Dr. Kendra Holmes, PharmD, CHCEF
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Affinia Healthcare

In order to honor the observation of Juneteenth on Monday, June 20th, the Missouri Immunization Coalition will be offering Monday’s presentations on-demand. Registration for the conference includes access to the on-demand sessions. Information on how to access the on-demand sessions will be sent to all registrants following the live conference.

Tuesday (June 21st)

11:00 am CDT
ACIP Vaccination Schedule and Heterologous Vaccination Series
Keynote Speaker – Dr. A. Patricia Wodi, MD
Public Health Physician, Immunization Services Division, CDC

12:20 pm CDT
Threats of Re-Emerging Vaccine Preventable Diseases
Dr. Christine Deppong, PhD
Assistant Professor, St. Louis Community College,
Adjunct Professor, Maryville University

Wednesday (June 22nd)

11:00 am CDT
Pain We Feel but Do Not Speak: The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Emotional Toll on Healthcare
Professionals
Dr. Mark Ellis, MD, MSPH
Physician Lead, CoxHealth Initiative for Physician Resilience and Enrichment

12:20 pm CDT
Self-Care for Healthcare Providers
Dr. Craig Rooney, PhD
Office of Clinician Well-Being
University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics

Thursday (June 23rd)

11:00 am CDT
History of Vaccines:
Dr. Kenneth Haller, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Mr. Kelechi Onyeaka, MPH
Public Health Educator
Missouri Immunization Coalition

12:20 pm CDT
Vaccination Personal Stories:
Ms. Karen North (HPV Vaccine)
Ms. Katie Van Tornhout (Pertussis Vaccine-TDap)
Ms. Sonya Satterwhite (COVID-19 Vaccine)

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Meet the Speakers

The Missouri Immunization Conference will be addressing how COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy has affected routine vaccinations, equitable distribution of vaccinations, threats of re-emerging vaccine-preventable diseases, ACIP vaccination schedule and heterologous vaccination series, the emotional toll on healthcare providers during the pandemic, self-care for healthcare providers, the history of vaccinations, and personal stories from people affected by vaccine-preventable diseases.

Speakers

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