The North Dakota State University Center for Immunization Research and Education is excited to welcome Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, as its third guest presenter in Bringing the Experts to You: A Webinar Series on Vaccines. In this webinar, Dr. Hotez will discuss COVID-19 vaccine diplomacy and the impact of antivaccine sentiment and activities.

Monday, September 26th, 2022 I 12:00 P.M. CT

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*This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


Peter J. Hotez, MD, PhD, is Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology &ND CIRE Program September 26 Webinar Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine where he is also the Co-director of the Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development (CVD) and Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair of Tropical Pediatrics. He is also University Professor at Baylor University, Fellow in Disease and Poverty at the James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Senior Fellow at the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at Texas A&M University, Faculty Fellow with the Hagler Institute for Advanced Studies at Texas A&M University, and Health Policy Scholar in the Baylor Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy.

Dr. Hotez is an internationally-recognized physician-scientist in neglected tropical diseases and vaccine development. As co-director of the Texas Children’s CVD, he leads a team and product development partnership for developing new vaccines for hookworm infection, schistosomiasis, leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, and SARS/MERS/SARS-2 coronavirus, diseases affecting hundreds of millions of children and adults worldwide, while championing access to vaccines globally and in the United States.

To learn more about Dr. Hotez, visit

Session Moderated By: Paul Carson, MD, FACP, Professor of Practice in the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Department of Public Health and Medical Director of the NDSU Center for Immunization Research and Education.


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This presentation will not be recorded and available to view at a later date.

*Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and NDSU. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Statement: The Minnesota Medical Association designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.