• By Shawn Bishop

Medical Experts for Media – Vaccines

August 16, 2010

Gregory Poland, M.D.


Gregory Poland, M.D.

  • Director, Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases
  • Director, Immunization Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Director, Program in Translational Immunovirology and Biodefense, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
  • Editor-in-Chief, Vaccine
  • Secretary of Defense Award for Excellence, 2008
  • Master, American College of Physicians, 2008
  • Hsu prize in International Infectious Disease Epidemiology, 2007
  • Charles Merieux Lifetime Achievement Award in Vaccinology, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, 2006
  • President, Defense Health Board, 2006-2007
  • Currently serves as Pandemic Influenza Advisor and Vice-President on the Defense Health Board for the Secretary of Defense
  • Serves on the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Taskforce on Pandemic Influenza, 2004-present
  • Chaired the American College of Physicians’ Adult Immunization Advisory Board
  • Past President, International Society for Vaccines
  • President and Co-founder, Edward Jenner Society
  • Participates on many national and academic review committees and actively peer-reviews journal articles for over 26 publications, including The Lancet, Annals of Internal Medicine and New England Journal of Medicine
  • Author of over 350 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters

Media Experience:

Extensive interview experience with local, national and international, print and broadcast media, including ABC News, NBC News, CBC News, CNN, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Washington Post.

Sample Interview:

ABC News

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bob Nellis (507-284-5005)