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Cluster randomized trials of influenza vaccination and herd effect: lessons from the Hutterites (ID Epi Seminar Series)
February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This hybrid in-person/virtual seminar will be presented by Mark Loeb, Professor in the Departments of Pathology of Molecular Medicine and Health Research, Evidence, and Impact at McMaster University. The in-person portion will be held in Kresge G2 and does not require registration. Register for the seminar here.
Dr. Mark Loeb is a Professor in the Departments of Pathology of Molecular Medicine and Health Research, Evidence, and Impact (formerly Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics) at McMaster University where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Infectious Diseases. Dr. Loeb is an Infectious Diseases physician and Medical Microbiologist. He is Co-Director of the McMaster WHO Collaborating Centre on Infectious Diseases, Research Methods and Recommendations. Recognitions have included the Gold Medal in Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Jonas Salk award from the March of Dimes, and Fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada.
- Loeb et al. (2010). Effect of influenza vaccination of children on infection rates in Hutterite communities: a randomized trial.
- Loeb et al. (2012). Longitudinal study of influenza molecular viral shedding in Hutterite communities.
- Loeb et al. (2016). Live Attenuated Versus Inactivated Influenza Vaccine in Hutterite Children: A Cluster Randomized Blinded Trial.
- Loeb et al. (2021). Adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine versus quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in Hutterite Children: A randomized clinical trial.