SPECIAL BRIEF REPORT: Expanded Vaccine Recommendations for Outbreak of Invasive Serogroup C Meningococcal Disease Among MSM in NYC
Alison Ridpath MD, MPH, DTMH
CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer
NYCDOHMH, Bureau of Communicable Diseases
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At the completion of this educational session, participants should be able to:
- Understand recent updated prevention measures for invasive meningococcal disease in both HIV-positive and HIV-negative MSM in NYC.
- Discuss current public health recommendations in response to the outbreak.
Alison Ridpath is currently a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer assigned to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She received her medical degree from NYU School of Medicine, completed a residency in emergency medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, a Masters of Public Health in International Health from the Harvard School of Public Health, and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She practiced as an emergency medicine physician for 2 years before joining the CDC.
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This brief program updates earlier programs in October and November 2012 as a service to our members. CME is available for the full program on the clinical features of IMD and vaccines for HIV-infected adults presented by Don Weiss and Sheila Palevsky at the November PRN meeting.