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NEPO Physician Appointed to the Medical Board of California by Governor Brown

NEPO Physician Appointed to the Medical Board of California by Governor Brown Randy W. Hawkins, MD, 61, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the Medical Board of California. Dr. Hawkins has been assistant professor at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science since 2014 and a physician and surgeon in private practice since 1986. He is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Hawkins is president of the Charles R. Drew Medical Society of Los Angeles and is a member of the Golden State Medical Association of California, American Thoracic Society, California Thoracic ...

La Opinión announces CMAF Adult Vaccination campaign

La Opinión , the largest Spanish-language newspaper nationwide, has published an article announcing the CMA Foundation’s adult vaccination campaign. Click the link below to read the full Spanish-language story. “Sí, los adultos también necesitan vacunarse. Adulto o niño, vacunarse es importante, indica nuevo reporte de la CMAF” http://www.laopinion.com/salud-california-adultos-necesitan-vacunas

CMA Foundation Launches Adult Vaccination Campaign

The California Medical Association (CMA) Foundation today announced the launch of its “Community Immunity” Adult Vaccine Schedule, an educational resource for California physicians and their patients on adult immunization needs. The CMA Foundation guide provides adults with detailed information on vaccine-preventable diseases, their symptoms, and long-term risks, and makes vaccine recommendations for adults based on age, dosage, and vaccine type. “Recent outbreaks of measles and pertussis (whooping cough) in California are critical reminders of the ongoing threat of vaccine-preventable illness and the importance of immunizations,” said David Holley, MD, CMA Foundation Chair. “However the threat of these diseases is not limited to our children – adults are also susceptible to outbreaks ...

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