Study Designs for the Safety Evaluation of Different Childhood Immunization Schedules

Opportunity for Public Comment: Study Designs for the Safety Evaluation of Different Childhood Immunization Schedules

The Committee on Assessment of Studies of Health Outcomes Related to the Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule has commissioned a paper from a consultant, Martin Kulldorff, Ph.D. We will be inviting comments and reactions to the paper to inform the committee discussion. The comment period will be open from May 14th until May 31st, 2012, and can be accessed on http://www.iom.edu/HealthOutcomesCommissionedPaper

Please note that any comments that you submit to the committee, including your name and identifying information, will not be kept confidential and will be included in a Public Access File in compliance with Section 15 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The National Academies shall be authorized to use any such comments or submissions in accordance with the National Academies’ Terms of Use Statement.

The responsibility for the content of the paper rests with the author and does not necessarily represent the views of the Institute of Medicine or its committees and convening bodies.

For more information, please visit the Committee on Assessment of Studies of Health Outcomes Related to the Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule’s webpage: http://www.iom.edu/Activities/PublicHealth/ChildhoodImmunization.aspx