Are Politics Driving the CDC's Pending Decision on an Infant Meningitis Vaccine?
The Institute for Policy Innovation held a briefing on October 14, 2011, featuring testimonies from health care and FDA experts examining how and why the CDC may be restricting access to a new meningitis vaccine for infants. The briefing also featured the release of a new study evaluating the disparities in how government programs place economic value on human life.
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Christopher Stomberg, Ph.D., Partner, Bates White Economic Consulting
Gretchen Moen, RN, MS, CPNP-Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Eagan Child and Family Care
Richard G. Judelsohn, MD, FAAP-Medical Director, Erie County Department of Health
Peter Pitts, President & Co-Founder, Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
Opening Comments by moderator Merrill Matthews, Ph.D., Resident Scholar, IPI