April 26, 2019

Experts on measles and vaccines

Author: UCR News
April 26, 2019

Experts on Measles and Vaccines

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Richard Carpiano, professor of public policy 

Professor of public policy and sociology. Medical sociology; social determinants of health; vaccination and misinformation related to vaccines; behavioral and attitudinal factors underlying child vaccination uptake (and refusal or delay) in the U.S. and Canada. 

Contact: richard.carpiano@ucr.edu 

David Lo, MD

 Distinguished professor of biomedical sciences and senior associate dean of research, School of Medicine. Immune system and responses to vaccines; drug industry and vaccine development; diseases that are good (and poor) targets for vaccines; vaccine safety; emerging infectious diseases; community protection (herd immunity) with vaccines.

Contact: david.lo@ucr.edu

Adwoa Osei, MD

 Assistant clinical professor of pediatrics, School of Medicine. Timing of the current vaccine schedule; vaccine safety; vaccine preventable diseases, including measles; target population for vaccines. 

Contact: adwoa.osei@ucr.edu