Full Committee Hearing

“Protecting Our Kids: What is Causing the Current Shortage in Childhood Vaccines?”

Date: June 12, 2002
Time: 9:30am
Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Member Statements


Joseph I.


(ID -


Panel I

Timothy F.

Doran, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Greater Baltimore Medical Center

on behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Panel I

Mary Anne

Jackson, M.D.

Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Section

Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

Panel I

Wayne F.


Executive Vice President, Aventis Pasteur North America

on behalf of Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America

Panel II

Lester M.

Crawford, D.V.M., Ph.D

Deputy Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration

United States Department of Health and Human Services

Panel II

Walter A.

Orenstein, M.D.

Director, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United States Department of Health and Human Services