Influenza vaccination of household contacts of newborns: a hospital-based strategy to increase vaccination rates.
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We implemented a hospital-based influenza vaccination program for household contacts of newborns. Among mothers not vaccinated prenatally, 44.7% were vaccinated through the program, as were 25.7% of fathers. A hospital-based program provided opportunities for vaccination of household contacts of newborns, thereby facilitating better adherence to national vaccination guidelines.
Published Version (Please cite this version)10.1086/656563
Publication InfoWalter, Emmanuel B; Allred, Norma J; Swamy, Geeta K; Hellkamp, Anne S; & Dolor, Rowena J (2010). Influenza vaccination of household contacts of newborns: a hospital-based strategy to increase vaccination rates. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 31(10). pp. 1070-1073. 10.1086/656563. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/4160.
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Professor of Medicine
Rowena J. Dolor, MD, MHS did her medical training and internal medicine residency at Duke University Medical Center. She completed the Ambulatory Care/Health Services Research fellowship at the Durham VA Medical Center in 1996 and obtained her Masters in Health Sciences degree in Biometry (renamed MHS in Clinical Research) from the Duke University School of Medicine in 1998. Dr. Dolor was a staff physician in the Ambulatory Care Service at the Durham VA Medical Center and Research Associate at t
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Geeta Swamy, MD, became Vice Chair for Research and Faculty Development in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology on March 1, 2018. In this dual role, Dr. Swamy oversees strategic development and administration of the Department’s basic, translational and clinical research programs, as well as implements and oversees programs to support development and mentorship for all faculty at all levels. Dr. Swamy has also been instrumental in developing and leading the School of
Professor of Pediatrics
Dr. Emmanuel Walter, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics, serves as the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI) Chief Medical Officer and directs the Duke Vaccine and Trials Unit. In these roles, Dr. Walter provides strategic and operational leadership for clinical research conducted at the Institute. In addition, he provides oversight of regulatory compliance for DHVI clinical research activities. Dr. Walter has dedicated his career to advancing research and clinical practice in vacci
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