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6th Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium


The 6th Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium will be held at the St David's Lecture Theatre Complex, University of Otago, Dunedin from 10.00am to 4.30pm on 23 November 2021.

The Symposium will be relevant for researchers, clinicians and others who have an interest in the utilisation and safety of medicines, medical devices, and vaccines, and those with an interest in epidemiological methods.

There are three keynote speakers:

  • Ms Julianne Gee, an epidemiologist from the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention who is currently serving as the Deputy Team Lead of the Vaccine Safety Team on the CDC's COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force and as a senior technical advisor to the Global Immunization Safety Team.
  • Professor Michael Gold, a paediatric allergist and immunologist who has contributed to several World Health Organization vaccine safety guidelines and is a committee member of the Vaccine Safety Investigation Group of the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration and of the AusVaxSafety Expert Advisory Group for Active Vaccine Surveillance.
  • Associate Professor Helen Petousis-Harris, a vaccinologist who previously chaired the World Health Organization's Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety and is currently an elected member of the Brighton Collaboration Science Board.

Representatives from Medsafe will also talk about the COVID-19 vaccine safety monitoring that is being undertaken in New Zealand.

For additional information and to register, see here.




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