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DOCTORS W/O BORDERS AND THE PHRJ PRESENT: DR. JEROME KIM, INTERNATIONAL VACCINE DIRECTOR-GENERAL

Learn about the COVID-19 Vaccine Access Campaign

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When Apr 29, 2021
from 09:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Speaker Jerome Kim, MD
Speaker Information Director-General, International Vaccine Institute
Where Zoom Virtual Meeting
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In collaboration with Friends of MSF, Doctors Without Borders at NYIT, UC Merced, UC Irvine, Stony Brook University, and Hunter College Pre-Health Research Journal Club, Friends of MSF at Hunter College is excited to announce the start of the COVID-19 Vaccine Access campaign!

This campaign will be started with speaker Dr. Jerome Kim, a Director-General of the International Vaccine Institute and an international expert of the evaluation and development of vaccines. His depth and breadth of scientific experience span basic research through advanced clinical development.

IVI’s oral cholera vaccine is used around the world to prevent this deadly diarrheal disease. IVI’s typhoid conjugate vaccine, tech-transferred to SK bioscience and PT Bio Farma, is completing Phase III testing. IVI is working on several different vaccines against COVID-19, including the clinical testing of Inovio’s DNA vaccine at Seoul National University Hospital, Chung-Ang University Hospital, and Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, and Genexine’s COVID-19 vaccine at Severance Hospital.

Dr. Kim was Principal Deputy and Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Virology and Pathogenesis, in the U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) and served as the Project Manager for the HIV Vaccines and Advanced Concepts Evaluation Project Management Offices, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity, Fort Detrick, MD.

Dr. Kim is also an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and at Yonsei University Graduate School of Public Health and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He is a graduate of the University of Hawaii, with high honors in History and highest honors in Biology, and received his M.D. from Yale University School of Medicine.

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