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The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) offers a unique opportunity to investigate the relationship between vaccine uptake and a wide range of sociodemographic, clinical, and behavioural factors among Canadian adults — particularly among older age groups. In this webinar, recorded on June 19, Dr. Giorgia Sulis shared her insights on the use of CLSA data to identify vaccine coverage gaps in older adults and inform policies that improve vaccine uptake in this demographic.

Past Events

CVPD Seminar Series 2022-2023

Using the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) to address vaccine-related research questions
Monday, June 19, 2023
Speakers: Dr. Giorgia Sulis

Vaccine effectiveness: The basics and beyond
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Speakers: Dr. Sarah Buchan and Dr. Ramandip Grewal

Fast, vast, and diverse: Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine programs
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Speakers: Dr. Shelley Deeks and Dr. Roman Szumski

Improving immunization with people experiencing homelessness
Monday, March 27, 2023
Speaker: Dr. Aaron Orkin and Sara Maria Daou

Understanding attitudes and beliefs toward the COVID-19 vaccines among transition-aged youth with mental illness
Monday, February 13, 2023
Speakers: Prof. Daniel Buchman and Claire Perry

Maternal vaccination against COVID-19: insights from Canadian data
Monday, January 23rd, 2023
Speaker: Dr. Elisabeth McClymont

Immunization Agenda Framework: Adult immunization and current challenges on childhood immunization
Monday, November 28th, 2022
Speaker: Dr. Ephrem Lemango

Exploring Covid-19 ‘Vaccine Hesitancy’ among marginalized populations (PROJECT VOICES)
Monday, November 21st, 2022
Speaker: Dr. Peter Newman,

Immunization registries in Canada: tools for optimizing and maintaining vaccination
Monday, October 21st, 2022
Speaker: Lucie Buccie


Routine Immunization: Reaching Every Child, Everywhere
Thursday, April, 2023
Speakers: Dr. Ephrem Lemango, Dr. Shannon MacDonald, and moderator Dr. Shelly Bolotin

Human Challenge Trials: Moving Vaccine Development Forward?
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022
Speakers: Dr. Christopher Chiu, Dr. Scott Halperin, and moderators Dr. Shelly Bolotin and Dr. Manish Sadarangani

Building an off-the-shelf system for vaccine safety to address emerging issues
Wednesday, October 5th, 2022
Speakers: Dr. Julie Kerr and Dr. Steve Black and moderators Dr. Shelly Bolotin and Dr. Manish Sadarangani

CVPD Symposiums 2022

CVPD & CAIRE symposium
Wednesday, November 30th, 2022
The CVPD & CAIRE co-hosted a symposium on Raising Routine Vaccine Coverage in Canada. Speaker included Dr. Sarah Wilson, Dr. Catherine Ji, Dr. Gilla Shapiro, Dr. Melodie Song, Dr. Shannon MacDonald, Dr. Monika Naus and Dr. Thilina Bandara.

Healthy Aging and Immunization Symposium:
Friday, September 16th, 2022
The CVPD hosted speakers including Dr. Dawn Bowdish, Dr. Sara Allin, Dr. Jane Barratt, Dr. Janna Shapiro, Dr. Joanne Langley, Dr. Aleksandra Wierzbowski, Dr. Sherilyn Houle and Dr. Irene Armstrong. The Soft Skills session featured Dr. Fiona Coll, Dr. Isaac Bogoch, Dr. Vanessa Tran and Dr. Chris Tait. 

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