Preventing Disease This Fall and Winter: What You Need to Know

Thursday, September 28, 2023
9:30–10:30 AM ET

Presented by
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Welcome/Introduction: The Importance of Disease Prevention during a Potential Challenging Fall and Winter
Patricia (Patsy) A. Stinchfield, RN, MS, CPNP, NFID President (Moderator)

Panel Discussion

  • Mandy K. Cohen, MD, MPH, CDC Director
  • Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, Professor of Medicine in Cardiology, Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., MD, NFID Medical Director
  • William Schaffner, MD, NFID Spokesperson

Additional Expert: Vivien G. Dugan, PhD, Director, CDC Influenza Division

Closing Remarks
Patsy Stinchfield, RN, MS, CPNP


This news conference is sponsored by NFID in collaboration with CDC, with support from professional societies and patient advocacy partners and through unrestricted educational grants from GSK, Merck & Co., Inc., Pfizer Inc., Sanofi Pasteur, and Seqirus. NFID policies prohibit funders from controlling program content.