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Paul A. Offit

Paul A. Offit

Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases, Vaccinology
Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania & Director, Vaccine Education Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Languages: English

Paul A. Offit, M.D., is widely known for his research on rotavirus, which led to the invention of RotaTeq®, an oral vaccine that prevents rotavirus diarrhea. Dr. Offit established the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2000 and became an increasingly vocal and visible champion of vaccines and immunizations, a status which he maintains to this day.

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