The 6th Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium will be
held at the St David's Lecture Theatre Complex, University of
Otago, Dunedin from 10am 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
For additional information and to register, see here.