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 InfoAllred, NJ; Dolor, RJ; Hellkamp, Anne; Swamy, Geeta Krishna; & Walter, EB (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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Associate 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