Medical Expert - Katherine A. Poehling, MD, MPH

Area of Expertise: Pediatric - Epidemiology/Prevention
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Katherine A. Poehling, MD, MPH

Professor, Pediatrics

Dr. Poehling has conducted research into vaccine-preventable diseases in children including influenza, pneumonia and whooping cough. She recently demonstrated that maternal influenza vaccination was associated with a 45 to 48 percent reduction in influenza hospitalization among infants too young to receive the flu vaccine. Dr. Poehling is the recipient of the 2008 American Academy of Pediatrics Outstanding Achievement Award, and she is listed in Best Doctors in America.

Keywords

children's immunizations, pertussis, childhood disease, pediatrics, influenza, pneumonia, whooping cough
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