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The National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC)

DRAFT Agenda

February 11 - 12, 2014
Chair: Dr. Walter Orenstein
Executive Secretariat: Dr. Bruce Gellin

Toll Free Number: 1-800-369-2045  International Number: 1-210-234-0046  Passcode: 7986267

Meeting Webinar available at

DAY 1 – February 11

TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
9:00 - 9:15Welcome

Dr. Howard Koh (OASH)

Dr. Bruce Gellin (NVPO)

9:15 - 9:30NVAC Chair's reportDr. Walter Orenstein (NVAC)
9:20 – 9:40The Origins of NVAC and NVPODr. Bruce Gellin (NVPO)

9:30- 10:00 

NVAC Liaisons and Ex-Officio Updates

TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
 9:30-10:00America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)Dr. Scott Breidbart
 9:30-10:00 Vaccines and Related Biologics Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC)Dr. Robert Daum
 9:30-10:00Advisory Committee On Immunization Practice (ACIP)Dr. Jonathan Temte
 9:30-10:00Association of Immunization Managers (AIM)Kristen R. Ehresmann
 9:30-10:00Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)Dr. Paul Jarris
 9:30-10:00National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)Dr. Paul Etkind
 9:30-10:00Public Health Agency of CanadaDr. John Spika
 9:30-10:00World Health Organization and Pan American Health Organization (WHO/PAHO)Dr. Jon Andrus
 9:30-10:00Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Dr. Anne Schuchat
 9:30-10:00Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Dr. Marion Gruber
 9:30-10:00National Institutes of Health (NIH)Dr. Barbara Mulach
 9:30-10:00Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Dr. Vito Caserta

Dr. Justin A. Mills

9:30-10:00Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)Dr. Jeffrey Kelman
9:30-10:00Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)Dr. Iris Mabry-Hernandez
9:30-10:00Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)Dr. Richard Martinello
9:30-10:00Indian Health Services (IHS)Dr. Richard Church
9:30-10:00Agency for International Development (USAID)Dr. Angela Shen
9:30-10:00Department of Defense (DoD)COL Scott A. Stanek
9:30-10:00US Department of Agriculture (USDA)Dr. Donna L. Malloy



TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
10:00-10:25National Vaccine Plan Annual Report

Dr. Bruce Gellin (NVPO)

Ilka Chavez (NVPO)

10:25 - 10:50DiscussionNVAC Members


10:50 – 11:10 Break

State Policy 

TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
11:10 – 11:35Changes to State Immunization ProgramsDr. Anne Schuchat (CDC)
11:35 - 11:50DiscussionNVAC Members


11:50 - 1:00 Lunch

Information and Discussion -
Vaccine Research, Development and Innovation

TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
1:00 – 1:10IntroductionDr. Bruce Gellin (NVPO)
1:10 – 2:10Smart Vaccines Tool UpdatesDr. Charles Phelps (IOM Committee)
2:10- 2:30Vaccine InnovationDr. Stanley Plotkin
2:30- 2:40Global Vaccine and Immunization Research ForumDr. Barbara Mulach (NIH)
2:40-3:00BARDA Program OverviewDr. Robin Robinson (BARDA)
3:00- 3:20DiscussionNVAC Members


3:20-3:30 Break

Vaccine Supply

TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
3:30 – 3:35IntroductionDr. Bruce Gellin (NVPO)
3:35 – 4:00

VFC Pediatric Vaccine Stockpiles:

An Overview and Update

Dr. Melinda Wharton (CDC)

Dr. Jeanne Santoli (CDC)

4:00- 4:15DiscussionNVAC Members


Information and Discussion -
Adult Immunization

TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
4:15 – 4:25New data on Adult Immunization Coverage

Dr. Melinda Wharton (CDC)

Dr. Walter Williams (CDC)

4:25 – 4:40Implementing NVAC Standards of Adult Immunization PracticeTBD (CDC)
4:40- 5:00National Strategy for Adult ImmunizationsDr. Jody Sachs (NVPO)
5:00- 5:15DiscussionNVAC Members
TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
5:15 – 5:30Public CommentPublic
5:30AdjournDr. Walter Orenstein (NVAC)



DAY 2 – February 12

TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
8:00 – 8:05WelcomeDr. Walter Orenstein (NVAC)


Information and Discussion -
Updates from NVAC Working Group

TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
8:05 - 8:20Update from NVAC Vaccine Acceptance/Confidence Working Group Update

Dr. Vish Viswanath (NVAC)

Dr. Charles Mouton (NVAC)

8:20 - 8:30DiscussionNVAC members


Information and Discussion -

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine


TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
8:30 - 9:00President's Cancer PanelDr. Barbara Rimer (PCP)
9:00 - 9:20DiscussionNVAC Members
9:20 - 9:35Update from NVAC HPV Vaccine Working Group

Sarah Despres (NVAC)

Dr. Wayne Rawlins (NVAC)

9:35 - 9:50DiscussionNVAC Members


9:50-10:05 - Break

Information and Discussion -
Maternal Immunizations

TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
10:05 - 10:40Report from NVAC Maternal Immunization Working Group

Dr. Richard Beigi (NVAC)

Dr. Catherine Torres (NVAC)

10:40 - 11:00DiscussionNVAC Members


Information and Discussion -
Vaccine Storage and Handling: Follow-up and Next Steps

TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
11:00 - 11:15NVPO Update: Exploring Vaccine Storage and Handling Challenges and Solutions

Dr. Jenny Gordon (NVPO)

Dr. Steve Bende (NVPO)

11:15 - 11:30DiscussionNVAC Members
11:30 - 12:00Public CommentPublic
12:00AdjournDr. Walter Orenstein (NVAC)