National Consumers League

June 20 Lunch Meeting of the Health Advisory Council


Please plan to join us for the first 2019 meeting of the NCL Health Advisory Council on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM in Washington, DC.

We are very pleased to present a panel discussion with leading experts on vaccines. Lena Sun of The Washington Post has written extensively about the outbreak of measles across the country. Kim Nelson has addressed the anti-vaxx movement and worked successfully on the local level with vaccine-hesitant parents in her home state of South Carolina; Dr. Linda Fu is a practicing Washington, DC pediatrician and a leading voice on the safety and efficacy of vaccinations; and Dr. Melinda Wharton is the Director of the Immunization Services Division at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

We will also briefly update our HAC members on NCL’s health programs and give HAC Members an opportunity to provide brief updates on their initiatives. 

Panelists confirmed: 

Lena Sun | Health Reporter, The Washington Post
Kim Nelson | Founder, South Carolina Parents for Vaccines
Dr. Linda Fu | Pediatrician, Children’s National Health System
Dr. Melinda Wharton | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Meeting details

National Consumers League’s Health Advisory Council Membership Meeting
Thursday, June 20, 2019
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP - Conference Center
1200 17th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036

The mission of the National Consumers League's Health Advisory Council is to convene a diverse membership to share perspectives and insights, identify common interests, and lay a foundation of support for NCL's work in health-related consumer education and advocacy.

June 20, 2019 at 11:30am - 2pm
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP - Conference Center
1200 NW 17th St
Washington, DC 20036
United States
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Nissa Shaffi

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