Dr Justin R Ortiz | Former Medical Officer, Initiative for Vaccine Research for WHO & Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Maryland | United States

Dr Justin R Ortiz, Former Medical Officer, Initiative for Vaccine Research for WHO & Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland

Justin Ortiz is a global health physician and vaccinologist, and is currently leads influenza vaccine research, policy development, and implementation for the World Health Organization (WHO) Initiative for Vaccine Research. He previously held joint appointments as a vaccine trialist at PATH and as a physician-scientist at the University of Washington (UW) Departments of Medicine and Global Health (where he remains affiliate faculty). Dr. Ortiz's clinical and research expertise is the epidemiology, treatment, and prevention of respiratory infections in low-resource settings.

Appearances:



DC Plenary Day April 3 @ 08:40

Immunization across the lifespan – What will it take? A WHO perspective

  • Building routine influenza immunization programs in low-resource settings
  • Vaccinations in adulthood: An important role in public health and in reducing morbidity and mortality rates
  • Why are adults often behind in many vaccinations?

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