Vaccines, the Power of YouTube Influencers
In this episode hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, talk to Paul Offit, MD, FAAP, about developing and testing vaccines. The hosts also discuss with Marie Bragg, PhD, new research in Pediatrics about the impact of social influencers on YouTube. And Emily Hannon, MD, IBCLC, joins with a “Giving Voice” about breastfeeding medicine.
Guest, Paul A. Offit, MD
Paul A. Offit, MD, is Director of the Vaccine Education Center and professor of pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Offit is internationally recognized in the fields of virology and immunology and was a member of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is a founding advisory board member of the Autism Science Foundation and the Foundation for Vaccine Research
Guest, Dr. Marie Bragg, PhD
Dr. Marie Bragg, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the NYU School of Global Public Health. Her work focuses on identifying and affecting environmental and social factors associated with obesity, food marketing, and health disparities.
Trained as a Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Bragg uses psychology and public health research methods to study food policy and obesity, and her research advocates for changes in US food policy and population-level solutions – not only individual behavior change.
Guest, Emily Hannon, MD
Dr. Hannon is a pediatrician at Western Wake Pediatrics in Cary, North Carolina. She previously served as the medical director of the newborn nursery at the Duke University Hospital and Assistant Chief of the Department of Pediatrics at Kaiser Permanente in Sacramento, California.