halsey neal

Director and Professor, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
Institute for Vaccine Safety
United States

Neal A. Halsey, MD, is a Professor in the Department of International Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and in the Department of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University.Dr. Halsey completed undergraduate and medical training at the University of Wisconsin, pediatrics and infectious diseases training at the University of Colorado, and he served in the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.After 5 years as a faculty member at Tulane University he has been at Johns Hopkins University since 1985. Dr. Halsey has authored more than 300 scientific articles and book chapters on the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases through vaccination, and participated in the development of more than 100 guidelines for the use of vaccines while serving on advisory groups for the WHO Expanded Programme on Immunization, the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) for CDC, and the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases (The Red Book Committee).Dr Halsey has focused his research in recent years on vaccine safety. He is the Principal Investigator of the Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment program and the Director of the Institute for Vaccine Safety at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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