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CNN Interview on Mumps Cases in U.S. and MMR Vaccine Effectiveness Research (December 2016)
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Population Health (CCEPH) Scientist Huong McLean, PhD, MPH was interviewed by CNN on the increase of mumps cases in the United States and MMR vaccine effectiveness research. "Studies that have tried to examine the effectiveness of a third dose of MMR vaccine to control mumps outbreaks were limited because vaccination occurred after the outbreak started to decline", explained Huong McLean, an Associate Research Scientist at the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI), which has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the issue.

CCEPH Epidemiologist Presents Research at Obesity Week (October/November 2016)
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Population Health (CCEPH) Epidemiologist Tenisha Hill, MPH presented findings from a recent comparative analysis at Obesity Week in New Orleans, October 31 - November 4, 2016.

Measuring Impact: CCEPH Staff Leads Patient Engagement in Research Methods Workshop (October 2016)
Robert Greenlee, PhD, MPH, Principal Investigator for the workshop and Deb Multerer, Project Manager, along with a group of more than 30 researchers, patient partners, patient engagement advocates and representatives from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) met in Denver, Colorado on October 26-28, 2016 to begin the process of developing a systematic approach to measuring the impact of patient engagement on the context, conduct, and outcomes of research.    

CCEPH Scientists Present Research at IDWeek (October 2016)
Jennifer King, MPH and Huong McLean, PhD, MPH presented findings from recent studies at IDWeek in New Orleans, October 26-30, 2016.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI) Scientists Ed Belongia, MD, and Huong McLean, PhD, MPH were among 45 scientists worldwide invited to attend an international symposium hosted by the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control to discuss influenza repeat vaccination effects (I-ReV).