As the world celebrates World Immunization Week with the theme “Vaccines Bring us Closer,” Sabin’s Vaccine Acceptance & Demand initiative and Boost Community recognize the vital work health care workers and immunization professionals in low- and middle-income countries are doing to bring their communities closer to a world free from vaccine-preventable diseases.

This blog post is part of Sabin’s Pivoting in a Pandemic series, which captures stories of extraordinary leaders who are adapting to advance research and public health in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

On September 8, 2020, Bruce Gellin, MD, MPH, president of Global Immunization at the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin), participated in a panel titled, “The Science of Vaccine Confidence,” as part of the 2020 Virtual National Health Research Forum hosted by

This blog post is part of Sabin’s Pivoting in a Pandemic series, which captures stories of extraordinary leaders who are adapting to advance research and public health in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This blog post is part of Sabin’s Pivoting in a Pandemic series, which captures stories of extraordinary leaders who are adapting to advance research and protecting public health in the midst of COVID-19.

On Dr. Albert B. Sabin’s birthday, his legacy is a reminder that vaccination and health equity go hand-in-hand.

Professor Gordon Dougan Receives the 2020 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal; Sabin Vaccine Institute’s New Rising Star Award Presented to Dr. Katherine E. Gallagher

Sabin today announced that it has awarded its annual Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal to Gordon Dougan, FRS, professor in the Department of Medicine and the Cambridge Institute for Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease at the University of Cambridge. Sabin also presented the inaugural Rising Star Award to Katherine E. Gallagher, MSc, PhD, assistant professor of epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Vaccines are one of the greatest achievements in modern medical history. More lives have been saved thanks to vaccines than any other medical advance in recent years.

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