NVAC Public Member | Term: 2/12/2020 - 2/11/2024
Dr. Schechter has been a medical officer with California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Immunization Branch since 2003. Dr. Schechter has worked in several disciplines, including immunization program implementation and management, vaccine safety and post-marketing surveillance, vaccine communication, health information technology and Immunization Information Systems, and vaccine research and development. Dr. Schechter has had managerial and consultative roles for CDPH’s immunization programs, amongst the nation’s largest, including the California Vaccines for Children Program, annually supporting 10 million eligible children, the CDPH’s annual supply of >0.5 M doses of influenza vaccine for local health departments and community partners, and the federal 317 vaccine for immunization of the uninsured. Dr. Schechter is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.