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Martin G. Myers

Expert Profile

Martin G. Myers

Director
National Network for Immunization Information
Expertise: 
immunization, autism, vaccines,

Biography

Dr. Myers is the former Director for the Department of Health and Human Service's National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) and has an appointment at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) as the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development's (SCVD) Associate Director for Public Health Policy and Education. Vaccine policy issues that Dr. Myers and the SCVD address are assessing the safety and benefits of new and experimental vaccines and barriers that keep people from getting the vaccines they need.

Dr. Myers is also the President of Immunizations for Public Health (I4PH), a Texas-based nonprofit corporation that develops science-based immunization information services for parents, health professionals and the media.

Dr. Myers is a pediatrician who received his AB (Magna Cum Laude) from Princeton University and his MD from The John Hopkins University.

Galveston  Texas
United States
Office Phone: 
(703) 299-0789

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