Monday, April 8, 2024

Denise Jamieson, vice president for medical affairs and dean of the UI Carver College of Medicine, has been named to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.  

The advisory committee develops recommendations for U.S. immunizations, including ages when vaccines should be given, number of doses, time between doses, and precautions and contraindications. 

"I am honored to be named to the ACIP and work alongside leading public health professionals in the country to shape our immunization policies and recommendations,” Jamieson says. “It was evident during the COVID-19 pandemic that access to vaccines—and evidence-based information to support those vaccines—can make a huge impact on the health of our communities and our larger society. I look forward to bringing my knowledge and expertise to continue this important work.”  

Jamieson has previously spent 20 years at the CDC in a variety of leadership roles—guiding, for example, CDC’s Zika emergency response as incident manager.  

The committee term is four years.