COVID Vaccination in Children and Young People
Our expert speakers will present on evidence based research around recommendations for children globally, disease burden from COVID-19 in children, SA analysis around vaccine uptake, clinical trials of COVID-19 in children and adolescents and the proposed rollout in South Australia.
Professor Helen Marshall, Senior Medical Practitioner and Director, Vaccinology and Immunology Research Trials Unit, Women's and Children's Hospital / NHMRC Practitioner Fellow and Professor in Vaccinology, Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide / Deputy Director and Research Leader, Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide - COVID-19 and kids
Professor Jonathan Craig, Vice President and Executive Dean & Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University - Clinical trials of COVID in children and adolescents
Dr Emily Kirkpatrick, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Deputy Chief Public Health Officer, Department for Health and Wellbeing, SA Health - Paediatric COVID vaccine rollout in South Australia: Ensuring an evidence-based, yet a practical approach to the vaccine rollout in SA.
Professor Claire Roberts (HDA Co-Convenor), NHMRC Leadership Fellow / Professor and Matthew Flinders Fellow / Group Leader, Pregnancy Health and Beyond Laboratory (PHaB Lab), College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University.