Dr. Paul Roumeliotis
Location: Seminar Stage
Vaccines And The Diseases They Prevent
During the first part of this talk, DR. PAUL explains what vaccines are, how they work and describes some of their common side effects. He also reviews the recommended immunization schedule and Ontario school immunization laws.
During the second half of the lecture DR. PAUL presents his unique perspective of the importance of immunization by focusing on the potentially dangerous infections that vaccines prevent. To conclude, he clarifies some common myths and discusses why adults need vaccines too.
Considered a health communications pioneer, pediatrician and public health leader DR. PAUL Roumeliotis has dedicated his career to educating parents, students and other healthcare professionals through a variety of media formats. DR. PAUL believes that the future of health care is in communicating health information in a variety of media formats, thereby making it available to the largest audience possible. It was this vision that inspired him to become a major writer/publisher/producer of multi-format health and wellness resources including becoming the world's first on-line pediatrician with his web site that has been visited by millions since its launch in 1995 (drpaul.com). His latest book: Vaccines and the Infectious Diseases They Prevent, will be released in late 2018.