CIRN Trainee Seminar Series

The CIRN Training and Education Committee (TEC) hosts a monthly Seminar Series for trainees involved with CIRN featuring expert presenters on a variety of topics related to immunization. The seminars take place the third Thursday of each month, and are open for all trainees involved with CIRN, regardless of whether they receive funding through CIRN.

Next Seminar:

Presenter: Dr. Julie Bettinger, BC Children’s Hospital
Topic: Vaccine Preventable Disease Surveillance
When: April 18, 2019
Time: 1:30 p.m. ADT

Dr. Julie Bettinger

Dr. Bettinger is an Associate Professor at the Vaccine Evaluation Center in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of British Columbia and a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar. Her research interests include vaccine safety and vaccine preventable diseases as well as attitudes and beliefs around immunization uptake and use. She is the epidemiologist for the Canadian Immunization Monitoring Program, Active (IMPACT), an active surveillance network for vaccine preventable diseases and vaccine adverse events in 12 tertiary care pediatric hospitals across Canada and the lead investigator for CIRN’s CANVAS Network.

How to Join:

WebEx Link: CIRN Trainee Seminar Series: Dr. Julie Bettinger – VPD Surveillance
Meeting number: 197 714 171
1-844-740-1264 USA/Canada Toll Free

Upcoming Presentations

Date                                Topic                                       Presenter
April 18, 2019            VPD Surveillance             Dr. Julie Bettinger, BC Children’s Hospital
May 16, 2019              Vaccine Hesitancy          Dr. Eve Dubé, Université Laval
June 18, 2019             Qualitative Research     Dr. Devon Greyson, University of                                                                                                                     Massachusetts