W A Orenstein

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunizations in the United States: success, structure, and stress
    Walter A Orenstein
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:599-610. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of measles elimination in development of a national immunization program
    Walter A Orenstein
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:1093-101. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Lessons learned: role of influenza vaccine production, distribution, supply, and demand--what it means for the provider
    Walter A Orenstein
    Emory Vaccine Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Med 121:S22-7. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Financing immunization of adults in the United States
    W A Orenstein
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 82:764-8. 2007
  5. pmc Preventing influenza: vaccine systems and practices in the Southeast
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Dept of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory Univ, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:684-94. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence of macrolide resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae after introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine: population-based assessment
    David S Stephens
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet 365:855-63. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Support for universal childhood vaccination against influenza among private pediatric clinics and public health departments in Georgia
    Karen Pazol
    Research Programs, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:393-400. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Development of pediatric vaccine recommendations and policies
    Larry K Pickering
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 13:148-54. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of intention to receive an influenza vaccination among rural adolescents
    Julia E Painter
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:853-64. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Vaccine refusal, mandatory immunization, and the risks of vaccine-preventable diseases
    Saad B Omer
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health and the Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1981-8. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Exploratory Center for Vaccinology Research (RMI)
    James Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Exploratory Center for Vaccinology Research (RMI)
    Walter Orenstein; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunizations in the United States: success, structure, and stress
    Walter A Orenstein
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:599-610. 2005
    ..Despite the successes, the system faces numerous challenges, including vaccine supply, cost, and safety; adult immunization; vaccine research and development; and biopreparedness...
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of measles elimination in development of a national immunization program
    Walter A Orenstein
    Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:1093-101. 2006
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Lessons learned: role of influenza vaccine production, distribution, supply, and demand--what it means for the provider
    Walter A Orenstein
    Emory Vaccine Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Med 121:S22-7. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Financing immunization of adults in the United States
    W A Orenstein
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 82:764-8. 2007
    ..A recent review of clinical preventive services by Partnership for Prevention gave childhood immunization a perfect score of 10, based on clinically preventable burden and cost-effectiveness...
  5. pmc Preventing influenza: vaccine systems and practices in the Southeast
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Dept of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory Univ, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Public Health Rep 121:684-94. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence of macrolide resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae after introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine: population-based assessment
    David S Stephens
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet 365:855-63. 2005
    ..We assessed emergence of macrolide-resistant invasive S pneumoniae disease in Atlanta, GA, USA, before and after the licensing, in February 2000, of the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for young children...
  7. doi request reprint Support for universal childhood vaccination against influenza among private pediatric clinics and public health departments in Georgia
    Karen Pazol
    Research Programs, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:393-400. 2009
    ..However, these facilities will need multiple forms of assistance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Development of pediatric vaccine recommendations and policies
    Larry K Pickering
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 13:148-54. 2002
    ..The logistics of development and implementation of pediatric vaccine recommendations and policies are reviewed...
  9. doi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of intention to receive an influenza vaccination among rural adolescents
    Julia E Painter
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:853-64. 2010
    ..Future influenza vaccination efforts geared toward rural middle and high school students may benefit from addressing adolescent attitudes toward influenza vaccination...
  10. doi request reprint Vaccine refusal, mandatory immunization, and the risks of vaccine-preventable diseases
    Saad B Omer
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health and the Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1981-8. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of health care workers: policies and practices of hospitals in a community setting
    Julie A Gazmararian
    Emory Center on Health Outcomes and Quality, Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:441-7. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Childhood immunization: laws that work
    Alan R Hinman
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 30:122-7. 2002
    ..Policy makers must balance the need to provide individual choice with the need to protect children's health...
  13. ncbi request reprint Vaccine policy changes and epidemiology of poliomyelitis in the United States
    Lorraine Niño Alexander
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 292:1696-701. 2004
    ..To reduce the VAPP burden, national vaccination policy changed in 1997 from reliance on OPV to options for a sequential schedule of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) followed by OPV. In 2000, an exclusive IPV schedule was adopted...
  14. ncbi request reprint Addressing the challenges to immunization practice with an economic algorithm for vaccine selection
    B G Weniger
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 16:1885-97. 1998
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Pertussis in adults: epidemiology, signs, symptoms, and implications for vaccination
    W A Orenstein
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 28:S147-50. 1999
    ..Cost-benefit or cost-effectiveness analyses would be useful in developing vaccination policies for adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vaccination policies and programs: the federal government's role in making the system work
    B Schwartz
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Prim Care 28:697-711, v. 2001
    ..Using examples of newly recommended vaccines, this article describes the infrastructure that underlies a safe and effective program and highlights some of the opportunities and threats likely to impact the system in coming years...
  17. doi request reprint Immunization programs for infants, children, adolescents, and adults: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America
    Larry K Pickering
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:817-40. 2009
    ..This document includes 46 standards that, if followed, should lead to optimal disease prevention through vaccination in multiple population groups while maintaining high levels of safety...
  18. ncbi request reprint Vaccine supply problems: a perspective of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Lance E Rodewald
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:S104-10. 2006
    ..The present article focuses on routine pediatric vaccines, including influenza virus vaccine...
  19. doi request reprint Ischemic cardiac events during the Department of Health and Human Services Smallpox Vaccination Program, 2003
    David L Swerdlow
    Smallpox Vaccine Adverse Events Monitoring and Response Activity, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S234-41. 2008
    ..10; 95% PI, 3.5-15.7). After persons with >/=3 cardiac risk factors or known heart disease were deferred from vaccination, no ICEs were reported among an additional 6638 vaccinees...
  20. doi request reprint Prioritization of pandemic influenza vaccine: rationale and strategy for decision making
    Benjamin Schwartz
    National Vaccine Program Office, US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 05, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 333:495-507. 2009
    ..This chapter reviews information on influenza vaccine production capacity, describes approaches used in the USA to set priorities for vaccination in the setting of limited supply, and presents a proposed strategy for prioritization...
  21. ncbi request reprint Defining and assessing measles elimination goals
    Mark J Papania
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:S23-6. 2004
    ..A panel of experts, convened in March 2000 to review the data, concluded that measles is no longer endemic in the United States...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the measles clinical case definition
    Sonja S Hutchins
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:S153-9. 2004
    ..The low positive predictive value of the clinical case definition in settings of low incidence demonstrates that serological confirmation is essential to ensure an accurate diagnosis of measles when measles is rare...
  23. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary epidemiologic and economic research needed to support a universal childhood influenza vaccination policy
    Margaret S Coleman
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Immunization Services Division, National Immunization Program, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 28:41-6. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Measles elimination in the United States
    Walter A Orenstein
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:S1-3. 2004
  25. doi request reprint Financing the delivery of vaccines to children and adolescents: challenges to the current system
    Megan C Lindley
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mail Stop E 52, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S548-57. 2009
    ..Challenges were considered from the perspectives of vaccine providers; state and local governments; insurers, employers, and other health care purchasers; vaccine manufacturers; and consumers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Financing immunizations in the United States
    Alan R Hinman
    Task Force for Child Survival and Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1440-6. 2004
    ..This paper summarizes the history of financing immunizations in the United States and discusses some current problems and proposed solutions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Workshop on smallpox legal preparedness: what have we learned from smallpox legal preparedness?
    Gene W Matthews
    Office of General Counsel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 31:39-40. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the case for universal varicella immunization
    Jane F Seward
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:45-6. 2006
  29. doi request reprint A retrospective evaluation of hospitalizations for acute gastroenteritis at 2 sentinel hospitals in central Japan to estimate the health burden of rotavirus
    Hajime Kamiya
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 200:S140-6. 2009
    ..Two rotavirus vaccines have recently been licensed for use in >80 countries worldwide but not in Japan. To assess the value of introducing rotavirus vaccination in Japan, data on the burden of rotavirus disease are needed...
  30. pmc The yellow fever virus vaccine induces a broad and polyfunctional human memory CD8+ T cell response
    Rama S Akondy
    Emory Vaccine Center and the Hope Clinic, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30022, USA
    J Immunol 183:7919-30. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for quality standards for immunization
    Pierce Gardner
    Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:503-11. 2002
  32. ncbi request reprint Vaccine shortages: history, impact, and prospects for the future
    Alan R Hinman
    Task Force for Child Survival and Development, Decatur, Georgia 30030, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:235-59. 2006
    ..Consequently, we will probably continue to see occasional shortages of vaccines in the United States in the next few years...
  33. ncbi request reprint Adult immunization: what can we learn from the childhood immunization program?
    Alan R Hinman
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1532-5. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Evolution of measles elimination strategies in the United States
    Alan R Hinman
    Task Force for Child Survival and Development, Decatur, Georgia 30030, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:S17-22. 2004
    ..Ninth, once endemic transmission has been interrupted, internationally imported measles cases will continue and will cause small outbreaks. Tenth, collaborative efforts with other countries are essential to reduce imported measles cases...
  35. ncbi request reprint Building an immunity fence against measles
    Walter A Orenstein
    J Infect Dis 196:1433-5. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Measles vaccines and the potential for worldwide eradication of measles
    H Cody Meissner
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Tufts New England Medical Center, University School of Medicine, 750 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1065-9. 2004
    ..To address the possibility of worldwide control of measles, efforts to ensure high immunization rates among people in both developed and developing countries must be sustained...
  37. ncbi request reprint Methodologic issues regarding the use of three observational study designs to assess influenza vaccine effectiveness
    Evan W Orenstein
    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:623-31. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Measles: the need for 2 opportunities for prevention
    Walter A Orenstein
    Clin Infect Dis 42:320-1. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint Disruptions in the supply of routinely recommended childhood vaccines in the United States
    Jeanne M Santoli
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:553-4. 2004
  40. ncbi request reprint Walter A. Orenstein, MD: a tribute from grateful pediatric and public health communities
    Georges Peter
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:803-5. 2004
  41. doi request reprint US Civilian Smallpox Preparedness and Response Program, 2003
    Raymond A Strikas
    National Vaccine Program Office, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:S157-67. 2008
    ..This smallpox preparedness program put into place a number of measures to advance the United States' readiness for a smallpox outbreak that have assisted in preparedness for other threats...

Research Grants2

  1. Exploratory Center for Vaccinology Research (RMI)
    James Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  2. Exploratory Center for Vaccinology Research (RMI)
    Walter Orenstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
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