Florida is experiencing an unprecedented meningitis outbreak. Join FCAAP and the Meningitis B Action Project on July 27 from 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. ET via Zoom for a free webinar, “Meningitis in Florida: Understanding the Growing Outbreak and How You Can Help.” Explore this quickly evolving situation, it’s potential impact on communities and campuses, and learn what can be done to prevent future outbreaks. The webinar will feature a medical refresher on bacterial meningitis and prevention mechanisms, an overview of patient education resources, and policy insights.
Hear from Patti Wukovits, BSN, RN and Alicia Stillman, MBA, MPH—two mothers who lost their adolescent daughters to Meningitis B—and Lisa Robertson, Executive Director of the Indiana Immunization Coalition. Physician speaker to be announced.
Patti Wukovits, BSN, RN
Patti Wukovits is a Registered Nurse and Executive Director of the Kimberly Coffey Foundation. After losing her 17-year-old daughter Kimberly to Meningitis B in 2012, Patti formed the Foundation in her daughter’s name to improve awareness of meningococcal disease and the vaccines available to help prevent it.
Alicia Stillman, MBA, MPH
Alicia Stillman is the Director of the Emily Stillman Foundation. Named after her daughter Emily, who was taken at 19 by Meningitis B in 2013, the Foundation works to eradicate meningitis through education and action-focused initiatives.
Lisa Robertson has served as the Executive Director of the Indiana Immunization Coalition since 2013, where she’s played a critical role in advancing Indiana’s meningitis immunization laws. The mission of the coalition is to reduce the spread of vaccine preventable disease through education, resource development, advocacy and direct service.