General Education Meetings

Recent ICLAC General Education Meetings

The meetings provide a forum to share evidence-based practice approaches to improving immunization coverage levels and professional networking opportunities with Los Angeles County immunization stakeholders. Guest speakers are invited from local, state, and national levels to present current research, projects, and strategies demonstrated to improve immunization coverage levels, especially among communities at the highest risk for vaccine-preventable diseases.

April 2023
Vaccine Forum

Join us in-person or online for the ICLAC April 2023 Vaccine Forum, “Let’s RISE: Boosting Vaccine Confidence” on April 4, 2023.

ICLAC Fall Vaccine Forum 2022 Resources

Thank you to all who attended the ICLAC Fall Vaccine Forum. The following are links to the presentations.

Watch the Fall Vaccine Forum 2022

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Meeting Agenda

Tuesday October 18, 2022, Hybrid Event

10:00 am -12 noon | 9:30 am- 10:00 am In-person Networking Breakfast

California Endowment | 1000 N Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 | Phone: 213.928.8900

For questions, contact Dr. Tracey Veal @ [email protected]

The Vaccine Fall Forum 2022 is the second in the series of the Immunization Coalition of Los Angeles County’s (ICLAC) general educational sessions. The goal is for Los Angeles County partnering organizations to share the latest vaccine guidance and best practices to improve immunization coverage, especially among those at the highest risk.

Note: For onsite participants, proof of COVID-19 vaccination with 2 dose minimum is required for entry. Masks will also be available on site and may also be required depending on the COVID-19 community rating on the day of the event.

Agenda and Speakers

9:30 AM – Registration,
Complimentary Continental Networking Breakfast onsite (in-person attendees only)

10:00 AM – Welcome, Introductions & Opening Remarks

Dr. Tracey Veal, DrPH,
Facilitator, Los Angeles County Public Health

Dr. Andrea Kim, PhD, MPH,
Director of Vaccine Preventable Disease Program, Highlights: COVID-19, Monkeypox, etc.

10:10 AM – State of Vaccines: What’s New & Improved

Dr. Richard Dang, PharmD,
President, California Pharmacist Association;
Vice Chair, ICLAC; Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, USC School of Pharmacy

Dr. Keri Hurley-Kim, PharmD, MPH,
Associate Clinical Professor,
UC Irvine School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences Chair, ICLAC

10:50 AM – Hepatitis B: from A to Z

Chari Cohen, DrPH, MPH,
President, Hepatitis B Foundation, Doylestown, Pennsylvania

11:15 AM – Break

11:20 AM – Community Spotlight: “Boo to the Flu”& other Resources

Note: Catch-up timing redistribution if needed

11:55 AM – Wrap-up

12:00 Noon – Adjournment

Past Meeting Presentations

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Lessons Learned: A Street Medicine Vaccination Pilot for Homeless Communities in Service Planning Area 5 – Venice, CA

  • Vaccine Preventable Disease Updates
    • Pavle Nikolovski, Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health, Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program. County DPH Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program
  • Flu and Covid-19 Surveillance Updates
    • Elizabeth Traub, MPH, Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, Surveillance Unit, – Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, LA County Dept. Of Public Health
  • ICLAC Project Work Group Updates
    • Wendy Berger, MPH, ICLAC Coordinator, Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health , Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program. County DPH Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program

 

Challenges and Opportunities with Pharmacist Immunization Services

  • Opportunities and Challenges
    • Dr. Karl Hess, PharmD, APh, CTH, FCPhA, FAPhA, AFTM RCPS (Glasg) Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Director of Community Pharmacy Practice Innovations Chapman University School of Pharmacy Irvine, CA [email protected]
  • Measles Influenza Update
    • Franklin Pratt, MD, MPHTM, FACEP, Medical Director Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health , Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program. County DPH Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program
  • Materials/Flu Surveillance Update
    • Elizabeth Traub, MPH, Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, Surveillance Unit, – Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, LA County Dept. Of Public Health
  • ICLAC Collaborative Workgroup Updates
    • Wendy Berger, MPH, ICLAC Coordinator, Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health , Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program. County DPH Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program

Multi-level strategies to improve HPV immunization rates among adolescents at the clinic level

  • ICLAC Collaborative Workgroup Updates
    • Wendy Berger, MPH, ICLAC Coordinator, Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health , Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program. County DPH Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program